Step 0 Procedure to reacquire a driver's licence
Shortly before the end of the penalty period, you must:
Step 1 – Schedule an appointment to take the reinstatement knowledge test
Québec area: 418-643-5213
Montréal area: 514-873-5803
Elsewhere (Québec, Canada, United States): 1-888-667-8687
Step 2 – Go to the designated service outlet to take the reinstatement knowledge test
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Step 3 – Pay the fees for:
- the reinstatement knowledge test: $11.60
- the the issuance of a new driver's licence, if you passed the reinstatement knowledge test
At our service outlets, we accept payment:
- in cash
- by Interac (debit card)—not available in some service outlets
- by one or more pre-authorized debits (a cheque specimen must be provided)
- by cheque or money order
Payment by credit card is not accepted.
If you fail the test
You must wait at least 28 days before you will be allowed to retake the reinstatement knowledge test. You will have to make another appointment.
If your licence has been revoked or suspended for 3 years or more
You will have to retake the knowledge and road tests for class of licence you wish to obtain.