A driver’s abstract is a history of your driving record for the past 3, 5 or 10 years driving with your Alberta driver’s licence. You may be required to obtain a driver’s abstract for your insurance company or your employer to ensure that your driving record is in good standing.
A driver’s abstract shows all tickets (excluding parking and multi nova) and suspensions that occurred on your Alberta licence only. The demerit points related to a particular traffic offence or suspension will be deleted after 2 years of the conviction date.
To obtain a driver’s abstract, come into the office in person and provide valid identification.
If you are currently NOT in the province of Alberta and wish to obtain an Alberta drivers abstract you must:
- Download and complete a notarized request for personal driving and motor vehicle information form; or
- Download and complete a Driver Abstract Consent, authorizing another person to obtain your drivers abstract on your behalf. This person must appear in person at our Registry and must provide acceptable identification.
If no one is available to obtain your driver’s abstract for you in Alberta, You can mail the completed Notarized request for personal driving and motor vehicle information form and cheque or money order payable to Southland Registrations Ltd. Please include preaddressed, postage paid registered mail or courier envelope.