What is OWL?
The OWL (Ontario Writs Locator) service allows you to perform up to 2 searches at one time in Ontario across all 49 of the Ministry of the Attorney General (MAG) enforcement office databases for one flat fee. OWL will email you a report of your search request within 3 hours of your search. If a search cannot be completed by 8 p.m. the day it is submitted, it will be processed the next day.
The OWL report provides you with the writ number(s) of any execution(s) retrieved. You can then use Writ Search by Number to obtain writ detail reports.
Hours of Service
8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Local Time, Monday to Friday
How do I search?
- Enter a File Number (optional)
- Complete the Request By field
- Enter your Reference (optional)
- Select Search Name #1 Person or Company
- Enter the Given Name, Surname or Company Name
What do I do if I did not receive my search results? Contact Teranet eXpress Customer Service:
416-360-1190 or 1-800-208-5263