Ontario. Ministry of the Environment

Ontario Drive Clean Program

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Description & Services
Description By law, certain cars, vans, trucks, motorhomes and buses must pass a Drive Clean test before they can be licensed to be driven on Ontario roads. 
The Drive Clean test determines if your vehicle meets Ontario emissions standards.
Dates Year round
Hours Call Centre Mon-Fri 8 am-6 pm
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Languages English ; French
Fees Service ; The cost of a Drive Clean test depends on: 
-the type of vehicle (light-duty or heavy-duty) 
-the type of test (first-time test or a re-test) 
Light-duty vehicles: Up to $30 (plus tax) 
Heavy-duty vehicles: Each facility sets its own fees. Applicable taxes are extra. 
Re-test fees (light-duty vehicles): Up to $17.50 per test, if it is done at the same facility that performed the initial test. 
$30 (plus tax) if the re-test is performed: 
-more than 120 days after the initial test 
-after 2 re-tests at $17.50 each 
-at a facility other than where you had the original test 
Diagnostic fees 
If your vehicle fails and requires repairs, you may also have to pay a separate fee to have a diagnostic performed. This diagnostic may be needed, if a Repair Technician has to examine your vehicle to determine why it did not meet emissions standards. Facilities set these fees.
Location, Telephone & Internet
Location Toronto
Areas Served Ontario
Address & Map
Ministry of the Environment - Public Information Centre
40 St. Clair Ave W, 4th Flr
Toronto, ON M4V 1M2
View Google Map
Office Phone 1-888-758-2999
TTY 1-800-515-2759 
Toll Free Phone 1-888-758-2999
Fax 416-325-3159
Website www.driveclean.com
Search Category
Settlement Headings Public Transportation
Subjects Environmental protection ; Vehicle inspections ; Vehicles
Other Details
Established 1999
Funding Provincial ; Fees


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