To obtain a Class 6E licence, which authorizes you to ride 3-wheel motorcycles, you must hold a Class 5 licence and complete a one-day training course.
To drive a 3-wheel motorcycle (Class 6E)
hold a motorcycle driver's licence (Class 6A, 6B or 6C)
hold both of the following licence classes:
Class 5 (passenger vehicle)
Class 6E (3-wheel motorcycle)
complete the 7-hour Road Safety Education Program – Operating a Three-Wheeled Motorcycle driving course. This course must be taken at a driving school recognized by the Association québécoise des transports (AQTr) (website in French only).
To keep your 3-wheel motorcycle driving privilege, you must hold a valid Class 5 driver’s licence.
A motorcycle that does not have a side-car and that:
is designed to move on 3 wheels in contact with the ground
is designed so that its wheels remain perpendicular to the road in curves
is equipped with seats that the riders must straddle
does not have a structure partially or entirely concealing the driver and passenger, except the part in front of the driver and the seat backrest
All 2-wheel motorcycles on which a conversion kit—composed of a metal structure and of a pair of auxiliary wheels aligned on the axle of the motorcycle’s back wheel—has been installed are also considered to be 3-wheel motorcycles.
2 Conditions for obtaining a class 6E licence (3-wheel motorcycle)
Driver’s licence: $102.83 – annual cost
Adding Class 6E to a Class 5 licence: $15.70
Class 5 driver’s licence with Class 6E: $164.82 – annual cost
In order to obtain a Class 6E motorcycle licence, you must:
Hold a valid Class 5 (passenger vehicle) licence
Successfully complete the Road Safety Education Program – Operating a Three-Wheeled Motorcycle driving course. This one-day course must be taken at a driving school recognized by the Association québécoise des transports(AQTr). It consists of:
3 hours of theoretical training
2 hours of closed-track training
2 hours of on-road training
a 1-hour evaluation
pay the licence fees that apply
Class 5 learner’s licence or probationary licence holders are not eligible to obtain a Class 6E licence.
On a motorcycle, wear the right gear at all times
Wearing full motorcycle safety gear is your only protection in the event of an accident or a fall:
A helmet that meets safety standards, with a visor or protective goggles
A long-sleeved jacket made of leather or an anti-abrasive material, such as Kevlar or Cordura
Long pants made of leather or an anti-abrasive material
Leather gloves that cover the wrists
Boots with grip soles and flat heels designed for motorcycle riding