To drive a 15-passenger van, you must hold a Class 4B driver's licence.
A 15-passenger van is:
When providing transportation for extracurricular activities, using a minibus designed to carry 12 to 15 passengers and equipped with seat belts or a multifunction school activity bus is also permitted. These vehicles and their drivers are subject to specific rules set out in the Regulation.
Note that transporting school children between school and home using these types of vehicles is strictly prohibited.
For more details, consult the website of the Ministère des Transports.
To drive a 15-passenger van, you must hold a Class 4B driver's licence, which allows you to drive small buses seating 24 or fewer passengers, as well as minibuses.
Like buses and minibuses, 15-passenger vans must have an “A” licence plate.
Wearing your seat belt is mandatory in a 15-passenger van. There are as many seat belts as there are seats.
If small children are on board, child safety seats must be used.
Fifteen-passenger vans used for commercial purposes are subject, among other things, to the regulations governing driving and off-duty time, mechanical inspections and pre-trip inspections.
For more information, see the Buses and Minibuses section.
Last update: June 2, 2022