Hello there,
I am currently translating a Canadian vehicle's permit. There are a few problems I have come accross, namely, at the very top of the Permit Vehicle Portion it says "PAS" - "FIT" and then there comes the plate number. In the Permit Plate Portion it says "PAS" and then comes the plate number as well. The very plate was issued in Ontario. Oh, and another thing; as far as as the Body type is concerned it says "TY" (the vehicle make is a Jeep). I did try to contact the Canadian Embassy in my country but they said the couldn't help cos the guy that deals with it had taken a few days off (apparently, he was the only one that knew). I mean, can you believe it? I'd be grateful for any hints and suggestions.

Regards,
Jurek
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Hello there, I am currently translating a Canadian vehicle's permit.

Vehicle Permits are issued by the provincial governments, so in general they would be different from province to province.
There are a few problems I have come accross, namely, at the very top of the Permit Vehicle Portion it says "PAS" - "FIT" and then there comes the plate number.

I believe that's what they say when the vehicle is "fit". If the vehicle is sold as "fit" it must pass safety and emissions inspections.
In the Permit Plate Portion it says "PAS" and then comes the plate number as well.

Mine says "OCP" in that portion, which apparently stands for "Own Choice Plate".
The very plate was issued in Ontario. Oh, and another thing;

The plates have a life of their own.
You might also find the "BRAND" section interesting. http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/dandv/vehicle/branding/faq.htm#17

There are some links to ask questions you can find from the above link.
as far as as the Body type is concerned it says "TY" (the vehicle make is a Jeep).

I don't know. For cars, the codes I've seen are 4D or 2D (for the number of doors).
I did try to contact the Canadian Embassy in my country but they said the couldn't help cos the guy that deals with it had taken a few days off (apparently, he was the only one that knew). I mean, can you believe it?

Sure. In fact you may not find anyone at the Canadian Embassy in Warsaw that knows much about it, as it's nothing really to do with them. I'm sure they would be nice and try to find out for you, if they have time, though.
Best regards,
Spehro Pefhany

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Hello there, I am currently translating a Canadian vehicle's permit. ... only one that knew). I mean, can you believe it?

Start with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation
http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/index.html
and send an email if you cannot find by yourself
everything you require.
Remember, Ontario licences are bilingual, thus
some abbreviations appear twice, in English and
French.

Don Phillipson
Carlsbad Springs (Ottawa, Canada)
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Remember, Ontario licences are bilingual, thus some abbreviations appear twice, in English and French.

Perhaps "PAS" is an abbreviation for the French word "passable".

Best regards,
Spehro Pefhany

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Perhaps "PAS" is an abbreviation for the French word "passable".

Hello there again,
I've already handled the stuff I asket you about. I had the Ontario Ministry of Transport called and came up with the following info: PAS 'passenger'.
FIT- the car is 'fit'
TY-Utility Vehicle
Got lucky on that, still there is another thing to ask; at the very top (just above the VIN number) it says "BRAND - NONE PLATED". Could you help with that
one?
Best regards,
Jurek
Perhaps "PAS" is an abbreviation for the French word "passable".

Hello there again, I've already handled the stuff I asket you about. I had the Ontario Ministry of Transport called ... the very top (just above the VIN number) it says "BRAND - NONE PLATED". Could you help with that one?

In a previous post, I provided a link to a detailed explanation of BRAND - ***. It has to do with a permanent mark on the record of badly damaged vehicles. PLATED is self-explanatory.

Best regards,
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In a previous post, I provided a link to a detailed explanation of BRAND - ***. It has to do with a permanent mark on the record of badly damaged vehicles. PLATED is self-explanatory.

Of course you did. Silly me. Thanks a lot!
Regards,
Jurek
Just one more thing. Do you think "G" in the POWER section would stand for gas (american for petrol) meaning (unleaded) petrol, or is it possible that it stands for gas (as we have it popular down here in Poland to use gas power wich is much cheaper)?
Regards,
Jurek
Just one more thing. Do you think "G" in the POWER section would stand for gas (american for petrol) meaning ... stands for gas (as we have it popular down here in Poland to use gas power wich is much cheaper)?

Gasoline (petrol).
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