Online Services

Checking if a Vehicle Can Be Registered

You can check if a vehicle can be registered using this online service.

Please note that in order to protect personal information, any information provided will not include the name, address or any other personal information about the holder of the driver's licence.

Before you start

Have on hand:

  • the driver's licence number to be checked 
    • the licence number of the person selling the vehicle, if you wish to check whether you will be able to register the vehicle
    • your own licence number, if you believe there may be an issue with your licence that could prevent you from registering a vehicle
  • your credit card (VISA or MasterCard)

Who can use this service?

This service is for anyone who wants to buy or sell a vehicle.


A $1.85 fee per consultation will be charged to your credit card.

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Web browser

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To use the SAAQ’s online services, you must enable cookies in your browser.

Please do not use trial versions of software or software under development (alpha, beta, RC).

Last update: November 24, 2022

This service will also be available through the new SAAQclic online services platform. Discover SAAQclic.

Online service hours

Monday through Saturday, from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Sunday, from noon to 11:00 p.m.

Important: Any operation completed after 11:00 p.m. will not be recorded.