The SAAQ has implemented various means to ensure that vehicles on Québec roads are in good mechanical condition.
A mechanical inspection is a visual inspection of a vehicle's main components by a road vehicle inspection agent authorized by the SAAQ.
You must assume the cost of the inspection. Mechanical inspections are mandatory to obtain or retain the right to operate certain vehicles.
The mechanical inspection is limited to those components listed in the Road Vehicle Mechanical Inspection Guide (PDF, 8.0 MB)This file does not meet Web accessibility standards..
For a more in-depth assessment of the mechanical condition of your vehicle, it is recommended that you also have your mechanic carry out a mechanical inspection.
You must make an appointment.
Make sure that your vehicle:
Last update: March 17, 2021