Registering a Vehicle

Before registration

Step 1 Before registration

To register an ambulance to a business

The business must be registered with the Registraire des entreprises (enterprise register), because you need to provide your Québec enterprise number (NEQ) to register the ambulance.

Registration in the Registre des propriétaires et des exploitants de véhicules lourds (register of owners and operators of heavy vehicles)

The business must be registered in the register of owners and operators of heavy vehicles of the Commission des transports du Québec (CTQ) if the ambulance has a gross vehicle weight ratingA vehicle's weight, including its maximum load capacity, according to the manufacturer's specifications. of 4,500 kg or more.

If the business purchasing the ambulance is not registered with the CTQ, it may still register the vehicle, but it cannot put it into operation.

Mechanical inspection

Regardless of the weight of the ambulance, the most recent mechanical inspection must have been performed within the past 12 months. You must present a valid mechanical inspection certificate when you register the ambulance.

Ambulance service permit

An ambulance service permit is required to provide ambulance transportation services. This permit is issued by:

If the ambulance is not authorized for road use or has been stored for one year or longer

It cannot be re-authorized for road use until it has passed a mechanical inspection carried out by a certified business and a valid mechanical inspection certificate has been issued.

Last update: May 16, 2022