Hand-crafted vehicles must be authorized for road use by the SAAQ.
A vehicle built or assembled by an individual for personal use and corresponding to one of the following cases:
It is recommended that you consult the following documents:
If the vehicle that you wish to build resembles a vehicle that you have seen before on Québec roads (e.g. Cobra replica or three-wheeled vehicle), you will probably be able to carry out your project and access the road network.
If this is not the case – or if you have any doubts – contact us to avoid unpleasant surprises when the time comes to register your vehicle:
Direction générale de l'expertise légale et de la sécurité des véhicules
Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec
Case postale 19600, succursale Terminus
Québec (Québec) G1K 8J6
Based on the complexity of your file and when you submit it, the analysis may take some time.
The following vehicles are prohibited from use on the road network
Find out about the process of building and registering a hand-crafted vehicle.
Last update: May 27, 2022