Obtaining a Licence

Knowledge tests

    • Costs


    • Time/Duration

      • Approximately 30 minutes

Before scheduling an appointment for the knowledge tests

You must have held a learner's licence for at least 10 months.

To pass the knowledge test, you must prepare:

  • by doing the exercises in the 12 modules of the course, available in the Driving Course section of our website 
  • by studying Driving a Passenger Vehicle, the Driver’s Handbook and your driving school's manual. The entire knowledge test covers material from all three documents. The first two are available through the Publications du Québec and in bookstores. 

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.

Taking the knowledge tests

You must schedule an appointment


Road Test – Passenger Vehicles

Using the automated telephone service

On the To Reach Us webpage, under the heading Appointment for a Road Test – you will have to provide your learner's licence number

If you are deaf or hard of hearing

The knowledge tests have been adapted for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. The tests can be administered with the help of a sign-language interpreter, whose services are paid for by us, at the following service centres:

  • Gatineau service centre
  • Hamel service centre in Québec
  • Henri-Bourassa service centre in Montréal
  • Rimouski service centre
  • Rouyn-Noranda service centre
  • Saguenay service centre
  • Sherbrooke service centre

For more information or to schedule an appointment:

Québec area: 418-643-5213
Montréal area: 514-873-5803
Elsewhere (Québec, Canada, United States): 1-888-667-8687

Montréal: 514-954-7763
Elsewhere in Québec: 1-800-565-7763

On the day of the tests

You must:

Step 1 – Go to the service outlet with which you have scheduled an appointment to take the tests

Step 2 – Present your learner's licence

Step 3 – Pay the applicable fees for the knowledge tests

If you fail the tests

You must wait at least 28 days before you will be allowed to retake the knowledge tests. You will have to schedule another appointment.

Last update: January 21, 2022