Registering a Vehicle

Who can order X licence plates?

Step 4 Who can order X licence plates?

  • Dealerships and other retailers as well as their subcontractors
  • Manufacturers and auto body shops

A dealer plate can be used with the following vehicles:

  • passenger vehicles
  • motorcycles, mopeds and motorized scooters
  • buses and minibuses
  • trucks
  • equipment transport vehicles
  • tool vehicles
  • trailers
  • off-road vehicles

If the vehicle 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, you must be registered in the Registre des propriétaires et des exploitants de véhicules lourds (register of owners and operators of heavy vehicles) of the Commission des transports du Québec to be allowed to operate this vehicle.

Dealer plates cannot be used with vehicles that:

  • have been discarded
  • did not follow their mechanical inspection calendar
  • have been declared severely damaged or a total loss

Last update: May 16, 2022