New or Used Moped or Motorized Scooter Bought from a DealerChange
If you are purchasing or renting a moped or motorized scooter from a dealer or other retailer, you must register the vehicle at an SAAQ service outlet.
Mopeds and motorized scootersA 2- or 3-wheel passenger vehicle equipped with an electric motor or a gasoline-powered engine with a cylinder capacity of no more than 50 cc and an automatic transmission. are considered as part of the same category.
To be authorized for road use in Québec, a moped or motorized scooter must have:
If the buyer or the seller has an unpaid fine for an offence under the Highway Safety Code or under a municipal traffic or parking bylaw.
The Bureau des infractions et amendes and the municipal courts are responsible for collecting fines. You cannot pay a fine at an SAAQ service outlet.
To check whether the vehicle can be registered, you can use our online service. You will be charged a fee for this service.
You must go to one of our service outlets shortly after the delivery of the vehicle to register it in your name.
To find out which documents are necessary for the calculation of QST, call Revenu Québec:
You must also bring:
Phone us to find out what documents you must bring with you when registering your moped or motorized scooter.
The person registering the vehicle on your behalf will need to provide:
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 more, visit the Registering a vehicle from outside Québec web page.
To find out the cost to have a new or used moped or motorized scooter bought from a dealer registered, visit the Rates and Fines section.
At our service outlets, we accept payment:
Payment by credit card is not accepted.
If the moped or scooter is bought from a dealership, you must pay the GST and QST to the dealer on delivery.
Last update: November 1, 2022