Anyone planning to build and/or sell a new home in Ontario must be registered with Tarion and enrol the home(s) into the statutory warranty program.
Residential freehold and low-rise condominium construction under Part 9 of the Ontario Building Code:
- Prior to registration: Completion of seven educational competencies.
- During registration assessment: A business interview with a Tarion representative.
Residential high rise condominium construction under Part 3 of the Ontario Building Code:
- In addition to attending a mandatory orientation session and business interview with a Tarion representative, residential high rise condominium construction is subject to further auditing requirements and inspections during the building process.
- Click here to find out more about the requirements for condominium construction.
More information on registration requirements can be found in the information sheet.
Residential condominium conversion projects:
- In addition to the other registration requirements for condominium construction, vendors and builders of a residential condominium conversion project must provide the Property Assessment Report, Capital Replacement Plan and Pre-Existing Elements Fund Study before any sales of units or commencement of construction, as required by Builder Bulletin 51.
- Click here to find out more about the registration requirements for residential condominium conversion projects.
To begin the registration process, complete the application for registration online.
If you're unable to complete the online application, please contact the Licensing and Underwriting department at 1-877-696-6497 ext. 3001 or via e-mail.
If you have questions or need assistance please contact the Licensing and Underwriting department at 1-877-696-6497 ext. 3001 or via e-mail.
Your application, approval and registration is subject to the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act, applicable Builder Bulletins and any and all further terms and conditions which may be placed on your registration, i.e. the posting of security, a limit on the homes you will be allowed to build, etc.