The Motor Vehicle Dealers Compensation Fund is a consumer protection
program financed by
Ontario's registered motor
The fund was established to compensate consumers who
suffer a financial loss arising from a transaction with a registered dealer.
Claims are submitted to the
Board of Trustees
and must be reviewed for
Claims to the Fund must meet
specific criteria and can be
made within two years of a
dealer's inability or refusal to
reimburse the customer.
Claims for vehicle transaction occurring prior to January 1, 2010 will be considered under the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act 1990, please complete Section A of the Claim Criteria. Claims for vehicle transactions on or after January 1, 2010 will be considered under the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act 2002, please complete Section B of the Claim Criteria.
For more information about the Fund click here
The Compensation Fund has information brochures available in multiple languages: click here to view
Click here to read minutes of the Compensation
Fund's Board of Trustees meetings
Need to file a claim? Download the full Claim Package now!
Click here to download the Compensation
Fund's Claim Package
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PDF document. If you experience problems when trying
to open it, click the above image to download the latest
Note: The Cash
Payment Affidavit form
is only used for cash transactions.
Note: If you are filing a plaintiff’s claim in civil court, you must obtain judgment against the
legal entity, not the trade or operating name, in order to file a claim to the Fund.
For more information call
416-226-3661 or 1-800-943-6002.
Or, click here to send a message now.