Step 3 Knowledge test to obtain a Class 6R learner's licence

    • Time/Duration

      • Approximately 1 hour
    • Costs

      • Knowledge test: $11.60
      • Learner's licence – Class 6R: $65.12 (valid 18 months)

Please note that using a portable electronic device (phone, watch, etc.) to record images during the road test is prohibited. If you fail to respect this rule, you will immediately fail the test.

Passing the knowledge test allows you to obtain a Class 6R learner’s licence.

With the Class 6R learner’s licence, you may operate a motorcycle on a closed track and on the road with an instructor during the practical training given by a driving school recognized by the Association québécoise des transports (AQTr – website in French only).

This test is designed to evaluate

  • your knowledge and understanding of the concepts related to the operation of a motorcycle
  • your ability to apply this knowledge to driving situations

The test varies according to your situation

If you hold a Class 5 (passenger vehicle) driver’s licence or probationary licence

The test is made up of 32 questions covering driving techniques, risks and behaviours to adopt.

If you are a new driver

There are 3 tests with a total of 64 questions covering motorcycle driving techniques, road signs and signals and traffic rules.

Taking the knowledge test – Class 6R learner's licence

You must schedule an appointment.

Online

Driving Test – Motorcycles

Using the automated telephone service

On the To Reach Us page, select the option “To make, change, cancel or check an appointment for a driving test”

On the day of the test

You must:

Step 1 – Go to the service outlet where you have scheduled your test

Step 2 – Prove your identity:

  • If you hold a probationary licence, a driver's licence or an ID card issued by the SAAQ for the tests, show one of these documents, as your file will have already been created.
  • If you do not hold a Québec licence with photo, you must present two official documents, including one with a photo.

Documents you must present in order to obtain a driver's licence for the first time

If you were born in Canada

At least one of the two documents must be:

  • the original copy of the birth certificate issued by the Directeur de l’état civil du Québec after January 1, 1994, or by the government body responsible for vital statistics in another Canadian jurisdiction (note that in the case of Ontario, the accepted documents are the short form birth certificate or the original “Certified copy of birth registration”, which includes an official number and is issued by the Office of the Registrar General of Ontario)
  • a Canadian Citizenship Certificate with photo
  • a Canadian passport
  • an official Canadian Armed Forces identity card
  • a Certificate of Indian Status

The other document may be:

  • a health insurance card
  • a driver’s licence issued by another jurisdiction
If you were not born in Canada

At least one of the two documents must be:

  • a Canadian Citizenship Certificate with photo
  • a Canadian passport
  • an official Canadian Armed Forces identity card
  • a Confirmation of Permanent Residence document and a Permanent Resident Card
  • other proof of known legal presence in Canada

The other document may be:

  • a health insurance card
  • a foreign driver’s licence

Step 3 – If you are under 18, present the Consent of a Person Having Parental Authority (PDF, 103 KB) form, duly completed and signed by your mother, father or legal guardian

Step 4 – Fill out the Declaration of Illness or Functional Impairment form

Step 5 – Pass the vision test

Step 6 – Pass the knowledge test

Step 7 – Pay the applicable fees for:

  • the knowledge test
  • the Class 6R learner's licence

Payment methods

At our service outlets, we accept payment:

  • in cash
  • by Interac (debit card)—not available in some service outlets
  • by cheque or money order

Payment by credit card is not accepted.

Passing marks

  • 85% for the section on operating a motorcycle
  • 75% for the section on road signs and signals and traffic rules

If you fail the test

You must wait at least 28 days before you will be allowed to retake the test. You will have to reschedule another appointment.