Note: Documents you submit to the board are available to the public on request, subject to limited exceptions.

Filing and Fees


Important Notice: Effective March 13, 2020, all front-line counter services are closed to the public until further notice. Given the closure of public counters, the LTB is not accepting in-person submission of documents.

You can save time and money by filing L1, L2, L3, L4, L10, T2, and T6 applications online using the Tribunals Ontario Portal. For most other application types, you can file by email and pay online.

Some ServiceOntario Centres accept all Landlord and Tenant Board applications in-person. Please visit ServiceOntario Centres for a list of locations that accept applications and documents on behalf of the LTB.

Courier mail should be addressed to:
15 Grosvenor Street, Ground Floor
Toronto, Ontario M7A 2G6

Mail sent through Canada Post should be addressed to the closest LTB office:


Filing

You can save time and money by filing L1, L2, L3, L4, L10, T2, and T6 applications online using the Tribunals Ontario Portal. The portal will guide you through the application, step-by-step, and you will be able to pay your application fee on our secure site.

For most other LTB applications, you can file your application by email and pay online.

You can file your application by mail or courier at any LTB office.

Some ServiceOntario Centres accept all Landlord and Tenant Board applications in-person. Please visit ServiceOntario Centre for a list of locations that accept LTB filings.

In most cases, you must pay a fee to file an application. If you don’t include the fee, the application will be sent back to you.

When you submit your application, staff will check your application form and supporting documents. They will also check to make sure the application has been filed on time. If staff find mistakes in your application, it may be refused or dismissed. You may be contacted to fix the errors.

Follow the instructions and fill out your form carefully and completely. You are responsible for making sure your form is complete and correct.

The LTB cannot accept credit card payment via fax. Applications faxed to the LTB with credit card information will be automatically deleted and not processed.

For forms and fees for co-op eviction applications, see: Non-Profit Co-op Evictions.


Fees

You can save time and money by filing L1, L2, L3, L4, L10, T2, and T6 applications online using the Tribunals Ontario Portal. For most other LTB applications, you can file your application by email and pay online.

Application fees must be paid when an application is filed. If you do not include the fee, the application will be sent back to you.

Payments are accepted in cash, debit card, Visa, Visa Debit, MasterCard, MasterCard Debit, certified cheque (payable to the Minister of Finance) or money order.

You may request a fee waiver if you meet the financial eligibility requirements in the Practice Direction on Fee Waiver. To apply for a waiver, complete the Fee Waiver Request.

For fees for co-op eviction applications, see: Non-Profit Co-op Evictions.

Filing fees for landlords
Application to evict a tenant for non-payment of rent and to collect rent the tenant owes
(Form L1)
$201
$186 through the Tribunals Ontario Portal
Application to End a Tenancy and Evict a Tenant (Form L2) $201
$186 through the Tribunals Ontario Portal
Application to End a Tenancy – Tenant Gave Notice or Agreed to Terminate the Tenancy (Form L3) $201
$186 through the Tribunals Ontario Portal
Application to Collect Money a Former Tenant Owes (Form L10) $201
$186 through the Tribunals Ontario Portal
Application about Whether the Act Applies (Form A1) $53
Application for a Rent Increase Above the Guideline (Form L5) $233 for first ten units + $10 for each additional unit to a maximum of $1,000
Application to End a Tenancy and Evict a Tenant - Tenant Failed to Meet Conditions of a Settlement or Order (Form L4) No charge
Tribunals Ontario Portal
All other landlord applications $201
Request to Review an Order $58
Landlord's Motion to Set Aside an Order to Void No charge

Filing fees for tenants
Application about Tenant Rights (Form T2) $53
$48 through the Tribunals Ontario Portal
Application about Maintenance (Form T6) $53
$48 through the Tribunals Ontario Portal
All other tenant applications $53 for first unit + $5 each additional unit to a maximum of $450
Request to Review an Order $58
Motion to Set Aside an Ex Parte Order and Motion to Void an Eviction Order for Arrears of Rent No charge

Other fees for all parties
- Forms and instructions
- Request for written reasons
- Swearing an affidavit
No charge
Copies (paper or electronic) of documents on file $0.54 per page
Certified copy of an order No charge for the first copy mailed to a party; $6.72 for each additional copy
Search for an order or other records First 2 hours free; $8.07 each additional 15 minutes
Recording of a hearing $16.15
Copy of the LTB's Rules and Guidelines $5.38
Copy of compact disk containing supporting documents for an Application for a Rent Increase Above the Guideline $5.38
Witness fees If you summon a witness to a hearing, you must pay the witness to attend. Read the Requesting a Summons brochure for more information.