Depending on the type of report you select, our CARFAX Canada Vehicle History Reports contain:

Report summary

This summary is a snapshot of the records CARFAX Canada has found on your vehicle.

Report findings in chronological order

Our report findings give you a quick overview of the vehicle’s life. Clicking on any of these records will bring you to the details in the subsequent sections.

Accident, collision and damage detail

This section compiles data from collision estimating facilities, insurance information and police reports to let you know what, if any, damage the vehicle has sustained in its life.

Lien status

Available on our CARFAX Canada Vehicle History Report + Lien Check, this section shows if any other party has a legal claim registered against the vehicle as collateral for a debt owed to them. This is important because a lien can be enforced against the new owner of the vehicle if isn’t settled before they buy it.

Canadian registration and branding

A look at where in Canada and the U.S. the vehicle is, or has been registered, as well as the status of the vehicle in those jurisdictions.

Stolen vehicle check

This check provides data from the Canadian Police Information Centre to see if the vehicle is marked as actively stolen.

Import records

Here you’ll find any applicable details about the vehicle being imported or exported between Canada and the U.S.

Other records

Any other information available from our data providers will be shown here.

To learn more about each section, please have a look at our sample reports.

Registration and branding

Discover which provinces the vehicle was registered in and whether the car has been negatively branded.

Full Canadian and U.S. history

See a complete picture of any vehicle history from across Canada, as well as the U.S.

Bilingual information

CARFAX Canada’s website, vehicle history reports and customer service are available in French and English.