Restricted Licence Related to an Accumulation of Demerit Points
If your probationary licence or driver's licence is revoked because you have reached or exceeded the number of demerit points in your demerit point bracket, a court could grant you a restricted licence so you can continue exercising your main employment.
the restricted licence related to an accumulation of demerit points
A restricted licence allows you to drive during the penalty period following a licence revocation. A penalty period can be 3, 6 or 12 months, sometimes even longer.
A restricted licence related to an accumulation of demerit points authorizes you to drive a vehicle only for the purposes of exercising your main employment.
Restricted licences and off-road vehicles
Did you know that you must hold a valid driver’s licence to operate an off-road vehicle, both on trails and on public roadways? If you hold a restricted licence, you are prohibited from operating any type of off-road vehicle.
You are not eligible for a restricted licence if…
Your licence has been revoked or suspended within the past two years as a result of an offence under the Criminal Code or an accumulation of demerit points
You only held a learner's licence at the time your licence was revoked
Another penalty appears on your driving record
You failed to demonstrate to the judge that operating a motor vehicle is an essential requirement of your main employment
Your application for a restricted licence is related to revocation of a class 4C (taxi) driver's licence
How to apply for a restricted licence
File an application with a Court of Québec judge in your local judicial district. To do so, you must: