Use this online service to obtain a winter tire exemption certificate, free of charge.
From December 15 to March 15, all taxis and passenger vehicles (personal automobiles and others) registered in Québec must be equipped with tires specially designed for winter driving. To find out more, read the information on tires for winter driving.
New Highway Safety Code measure
Please note that, starting in 2019, vehicles will have to be equipped with winter tires before December 1.
Mandatory: Make sure you have access to a printer (you will need 2 sheets of paper to print the confirmation and the certificate). Otherwise, you can obtain a certificate at one of our service outlets.
Owners, co-owners or long-term lessees or co-lessees of a passenger vehicle (automobile and others) registered in Québec who wish to use their vehicle without winter tires for the following reasons:
You are leaving for Florida on January 4 and returning to Québec on March 10. You could request 2 certificates:
From December 15 to January 1, your vehicle must be equipped with winter tires to be used on Québec roads.
You are spending the winter in Florida (from November 1 to April 1). You are returning to Québec for the holiday season from December 20 to January 15. You could request 2 certificates:
From December 27 to January 8, your vehicle must be equipped with winter tires to be used on Québec roads.
This service is not intended for businesses.
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Sunday, from noon to 11:00 p.m.
Important: Any operation completed after 11:00 p.m. will not be recorded.