Commercial Motor HomeChange
A motor home owned by a business or self-employed worker must be registered at an SAAQ service outlet.
The procedure to register the motor home is different if you are an individual.
The business must be registered with the Registraire des entreprises (enterprise register), because you need to provide your Québec enterprise number (NEQ) to register your motor homeA motor vehicle permanently converted into living quarters..
The business must be registered in the register of owners and operators of heavy vehicles of the Commission des transports du Québec (CTQ) if it owns a motor home with 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 motor home is not registered with the CTQ, it may still register the vehicle, but it cannot put it into operation.
You must present a valid mechanical inspection certificate to put the motor home into operation if it belongs to one of the 3 following categories:
The buyer and the seller–or their representatives–must present their driver's licence or another official photo ID document.
Call Revenu Québec to find out which documents are necessary for the calculation of QST in the following cases:
The buyer must present the Attestation de transaction avec un commerçant and Description du véhicule neuf forms given by the dealer.
The documents you must present when you register your vehicle are different depending on the person or business from which you bought it. In any case, you must indicate the vehicle's odometer reading.
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Phone us to find out what documents to bring when registering the motor home.
The person registering the vehicle will have to present the original copy of a document authorizing that person to act on its behalf.
It is considered to be an imported vehicle. In that case, there are other documents you have to present so that we can verify whether the vehicle is authorized for road use in Québec.
To find out the cost to have a commercial motor home registered, visit the Rates and Fines section.
At our service outlets, we accept payment:
Payment by credit card is not accepted.
Whether the motor home is new or used, the buyer must pay the GST and QST if the vehicle is bought from a dealership, business or self-employed worker registered for the GST and QST.
For more information, phone Revenu Québec.
If the motor home is purchased from an individual, the buyer is only required to pay the QST.
The business must have a civil liability insurance policy contracted from a private insurer providing minimum coverage of $50,000. The minimum coverage is $1 million if you are a heavy vehicle owner or operator.
If the business' motor home is not insured and it is pulled over by the police or involved in an accident that causes more than $500 in damage to the property of another party:
Last update: May 16, 2022