Road safety is everyone’s business and a priority for the SAAQ. Road safety starts with obeying the Highway Safety Code and adopting safe behaviours.
Heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators, here is everything you need to know to fulfil your obligations and ensure your safety and that of other road users.
In Québec, the transportation of passengers is subject to specific requirements that concern vehicles as well as drivers, owners and operators.
Businesses and self-employed workers can consult, manage or modify their vehicle fleet record online and much more (section in French only).
Suppliers of goods and services to road accident victims can send documents and get their eight-digit supplier number online (section in French only).
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Car, motorcycle, truck, snowmobile, farm tractor, trailer… Whatever the vehicle, it must be registered.
Every year, we send you a registration renewal notice. This notice contains various information, including the payment due date.
There are 15 categories of licence plates, grouped according to vehicle type and use.
Putting a vehicle into storage means taking a vehicle off the road for later use. A stored vehicle is licensed for road use when it is to be operated...
If a licence plate or registration certificate is lost, stolen, destroyed, illegible or otherwise damaged, you must ask the SAAQ to replace it.
If you use a heavy vehicle to haul cargo or passengers outside Québec, you must have it registered with the International Registration Plan (IRP).
To register a vehicle from outside Québec, you must first call the SAAQ to find out what documents you will need.
If you wish to give a vehicle to a family member, a friend, a business or an organization, you must transfer ownership at an SAAQ service outlet....
Before you can register a hand-crafted, modified or rebuilt vehicle, you must make sure it is authorized for road use in Québec.
Vehicles bought or sold by a business must be registered at an SAAQ service outlet.
If you own a luxury vehicle, you must pay an additional registration fee when you first register your vehicle, and again when you renew your vehicle registration.
You may be exempted from paying the acquisition and additional annual registration fees for certain large cylinder capacity vehicles, depending on how...
A temporary registration certificate, or "transit", can be issued by the SAAQ or a dealer to allow a vehicle to operate on public roads in Québec for...
In Québec, certain vehicles do not have to be registered with the SAAQ. The exemption may be temporary or permanent.
The SAAQ has implemented various means to ensure that vehicles on Québec roads are in good mechanical condition.
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Call Centre Agent
When people know what the law says, we can ask them to work with us to help make our roads safer.
Carrier Enforcement Officer (facility audits)
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