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     New Brunswick

The New Brunswick Personal Property Registry (PPR) provides access to register and search personal property security notices.

If you want full access to PPRS you will need to sign up for an ACOL client account. An account will provide you with one or more user IDs and passwords in order to login to PPRS. You can use an account to access the New Brunswick PPR and all other ACOL PPRS jurisdictions.

If you do not have an account, you have two options:

  1. Use the Lien Check Service. Lien Check supports serial number searching only and requires a valid credit card.
  2. Pay a value-added service provider to access the PPR for you: find a value-added service provider to help you.


 For all matters pertaining to ACOL PPRS please contact the Client Support Centre (CSC).  When required, CSC staff will refer your questions or concerns to an appropriate government contact person.

Government department or agency responsible for New Brunswick PPR:
Government Services (SNB/NBISA/DGS)
Operations Division (Service New Brunswick)
Registries Branch
Government PPR website:New Brunswick government PPR website
Contact information:Personal Property Registry Unit
PPR Product Description:

New Brunswick PPR Product Description

The PPR Product Description is included by reference within the Terms and Conditions for access to ACOL PPRS. In addition to formally describing the service, it includes sections on Access Conditions, Limitation, Indemnity and Disclaimer.


The New Brunswick Personal Property Security Act, Chapter P-7.1, was passed in the Legislative Assembly, and assented to May 7, 1993. The Act became effective on April 18, 1995.

Repealed Acts

  • Bills of Sale Act
  • Conditional Sales Act
  • Assignment of Book Debts Act
  • Corporation Securities Registration Act
  • Forest Products Loans Act

Refer to the official final version of the Personal Property Security Act or check out the Acts and Regulations.

The following fees are specified in detail in the General Regulation - Personal Property Security Act (Part XI).

Registrations1 - 25 yearsinitial fee$25.00
for each year$9.00 per year
Renew a registration1 - 25 years, for each year$9.00
Discharge a registrationNo fee
Re-register a registration under subsection 35(7) PPSANo fee
Amend a registration$10.00
Effect a global change of multiple registrations$500.00
Search the registry$10.00 per search

Effective date: 15 February 2016

For all PPRS-related news go to the PPRS News page.

For client application and account management forms go to ACOL PPRS Information Kit files.

New Brunswick PPR Information GuideA three-page introduction to the service suitable for printing.
NB PPR Newsletter 1 - Jan 1999First of three newsletters published in 1999 by New Brunswick when enacting the Personal Property Security Act and becoming available via ACOL PPRS.
NB PPR Newsletter 2 - Feb 1999Second of three newsletters.
NB PPR Newsletter 3 - Mar 1999Third of three newsletters.
Atlantic Personal Property Newsletter - Oct 2001A newsletter jointly published by the four Atlantic Provinces in 2001 including additional guidance and suggestions for ACOL PPRS users.
New Brunswick government PPR websiteGovernment website that may contain additional news and information.
Understanding your Lien Check Search Result ReportA two-page description to help you better understand your Lien Check search result report.


People registering or searching in the Personal Property Registry may also have need to access one of the following other property-related registries.

General Description of the Registry

Registry Link (opens in a new tab)

Land Registry descriptionNew Brunswick Land Registry
Motor Vehicle Registry descriptionNew Brunswick Registry of Motor Vehicles
Corporate Registry descriptionNew Brunswick Corporate Registry


Land Registry description


Motor Vehicle Registry description


Corporate Registry description


Take a look at the statistics for PPRS, including:

  • active registrations on the stated date
  • registration and search transaction volumes
  • number of registrations by collateral type
  • percentage of new registrations containing at least one of the listed registration elements

The fiscal year runs from April 1st to March 31st.