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Making an Appointment for a Driving Test – Automobiles (Class 5)

You can make an appointment online for a knowledge or road test to obtain a Class 5 driver's licence.


You can make an appointment for the month of February for a knowledge test or driver’s licence exchange. For road tests, appointments will be available on:

  • December 15 for road tests at service centres in the Montréal and Laval areas (Dorval, Granby, Henri-Bourassa, Langelier, Laval, Longueuil, Saint-Hyacinthe, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Sorel et Valleyfield)
  • December 17 for all other service centres

If you cannot make it to your appointment, please change or cancel your appointment as soon as possible to allow another person to take your place.

A Class 5 licence authorizes its holder to drive:

  • an automobile
  • a motor home, also known as a recreational vehicle (RV)
  • a tool vehicle, such as a grader or loader
  • a service vehicle, such as a tow truck

A Class 5 licence also authorizes its holder to drive:

  • a moped or scooter (Class 6D)
  • a farm tractor (Class 8)

To make an appointment for a knowledge or road test to obtain a Class 5 driver's licence, you must be at least 16 years of age.

On the day of the test


Make sure to arrive at least 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your road test. This time is necessary to put our health measures in place.

You must wear a face covering in all our service outlets, including during knowledge and road tests.

Have on hand:

Approximate duration of the tests

Knowledge test: 30 minutes

Road test: 30 minutes


Consult the table listing the costs for obtaining a licence for various classes of driver's licence.

Note: Licence fee instalment payments can only be made from your personal bank account.

To prepare for the knowledge test

The SAAQ recommends studying the following reference guides:

You can also take the Check your Road Safety Knowledge quiz.

To prepare for tests to obtain a new licence or exchange your driver's licence, you can purchase the Road Access Binder from the Association québécoise des transports (AQTr) or at recognized driving schools. The list of schools is available on the AQTr's Web site.

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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.