Expat Car Leasing and Rental Canada

Get the car you need for your everyday life or next adventure!

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Expatriates can get a car without a Canadian credit history or Canadian driver's license*

You can arrange for your car before or after you move to Canada. ExpatRide together with our Canadian partner provides car financing (lease and purchase) for used and new cars to individuals or businesses without a Canadian credit history.

Personal car shopper service a free service

With the "Personal Car Shopper Service", you will get advices from a knowledgeable and skilled contact person who perfectly knows the auto market in Canada.

* Canadian driver's license not required in most provinces

New & Used Cars

Let your Personal Car Specialist assist you with locating the right car for you or find it yourself at a local dealer. and lease for you.

Financing or Leasing?

Financing or leasing from 0% interest rate and up depending on the vehicle for qualifying customers.

Auto Insurance

Get competitively priced insurance. No Canadian driver's license needed to set up coverage.

Car Rental

Rentals are from 1 day up to 12 months. The rental car program covers 175 countries globally.

Tailored to fit your needs

    • Start process before or after arrival to Canada
    • Nationwide expat program
    • We can source any make and model
    • Personal Car Shopper Service (free service) - saves time and hassle with visiting dealers
    • Competitive interest rate
    • Assistance throughout the term in regards to registration, renewals, etc.
    • Access to nationwide maintenance program
    • Several options at end of lease: Renew, change to purchase, pay off, return or exchange

What it Takes and Costs to Lease a Car in Canada

Open End Finance Program - We developed a finance program specifically tailored for the needs of expatriates.

Program Details

No Canadian driver’s license needed in most provinces. Complete contact form below to get started.

  • Nationwide Leasing / finance program
  • Start building your Canadian credit score
  • New and used cars
  • Insurance assistance

Finance Details

  • Finance period 24 - 60 months
  • Minimum finance amount is $12,000
  • 7 - 9 days from signature to delivery
  • Insurance assistance

We are not able to offer financing for students or retired individuals. We also cannot to assist with vehicles obtained through private sellers

How to Apply

The following documents are required to apply:

  • Completed finance application
  • Copy of passport with photo and work visa
  • Copy of valid driver’s license
  • Letter of employment stating salary, term and allowances


Payment due at delivery consists of:

  • Registration fee and taxes
  • Lease inception fee (bank fee)
  • First full month finance payment
  • Down payment may be required. Subject to credit review


  • Is there a minimum finance amount?

    Yes, the minimum finance amount is CAD 12,000.

  • Are you able to assist with used cars?

    Yes, we can assist with both new and used vehicles in Canada.

  • I found a car that I like at a local dealership. Could you assist?

    Yes, just contact us with the details on the car and dealership contact information, and we will assist you with financing.

  • Do you provide car maintenance?

    Yes, we offer a program for car maintenance.

  • What is Personal Car Shopper Service?

    We search for your vehicle according to your wishes, needs and budget (new or used). Your Personal Car Shopper will locate and negotiate pricing on your behalf with a dealer close to your location. In most cases, your Personal Car Shopper can get bet¬ter pricing because of arrangements made with vehicle manufacture, dealerships, and financing companies.

  • What is the expected delivery time?

    The expected delivery time is 7-9 days from signing the agreement.

  • If I need to leave Canada earlier than expected, what happens to my lease?

    We can help with both early lease termination and owned vehicle resale.

  • Is insurance included in the lease?

    No, insurance is arranged separately. We can assist with finding an insurance provider.

"So responsive and a pleasure to deal with"

– Neil from Britain, Ford Explorer

"I highly recommend ExpatRide for anybody looking for a car after making the big move!"

– Andreas from Denmark, Audi A4

”Thanks for all your help to make it (the delivery) happen. I'm really happy with the vehicle, it's perfect.”

- Roberto from Brazil, Ford Mustang

”The service we received was amazing! Out of everything we've had to do with our move overseas, getting our new car was the easiest and most stress-free."

We finance most makes and models nationwide

We offer the following car brands and any other car brand available in Canada

Tell us what type of car you want, and we will find it for you nationwide

We arrange rentals and leases in all cities and provinces: Toronto, Ontario - Montreal, Quebec - Vancouver, British Columbia - Calgary, Alberta - Edmonton, Alberta - Ottawa–Gatineau, Ontario/Quebec - Winnipeg, Manitoba - Quebec City, Quebec - Hamilton, Ontario - Kitchener, Ontario - London, Ontario - Victoria, British Columbia - Halifax, Nova Scotia - Oshawa, Ontario - Windsor, Ontario - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan - St. Catharines–Niagara, Ontario - Regina, Saskatchewan - St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador - Kelowna, British Columbia and many more cities...