In Canada, Government databases that maintain public records showing security interests in personal property (chattels) for lenders, sellers, repairers, taxing authorities, government agencies, purchasers and the general public, are known as Personal Property Security Registries (PPSR)

For complete information please refer to Registries Online which offers a database of all PPSA records in Canada and the USA



PPSA Legislation covering each of the provinces is linked here


Before buying a used car or other used goods, consumers should do a Personal Property Security Act (PPSA) search to protect themselves financially.