Step 0 Your Québec driver's licence has been expired or cancelled for 3 years or more and you have no other licence

You have to retake and pass the proficiency examinationsProficiency examinations allow the SAAQ to check the knowledge and skills of drivers. They include both knowledge and road tests and differ based on the class of driver's licence. They are almost always mandatory when an individual wants to obtain a licence for the first time. (knowledge test and road tests) to obtain the requested class of licence.

Procedure to obtain a new licence

Step 1 – Schedule an appointment for the proficiency examinations

Online

Making an Appointment for a Driving Test

Using our automated telephone service

In the To Reach Us page (under Appointment for a driving test)

Step 2 – Go to the service outlet that was designated when you scheduled your appointment to take the knowledge test, and then take the road test, if applicable

Step 3 – Pay the test fees

  • kowledge test, all classes: $11.60
  • road tests:
    • Class 1, 2 or 3: $11.60 (pre-trip inspection) and $57.75 (driving a heavy vehicle)
    • class 5: $29.00
    • class 6: $29.00 (closed track road test) and $104.00 (road test)

Step 4 – Pay the licence fees (if you passed the tests)

See the applicable fees.