If the buyer or the seller has an unpaid fine for an offence under the Highway Safety Code or a municipal traffic or parking bylaw.
To check whether your trailer can be registered, you can use our online service. You will be charged a fee for this service.
You must be registered in the register of owners and operators of heavy vehicles of the Commission des transports du Québec (CTQ):
If you are not registered with the CTQ, you can still register your farm trailer, but you cannot put it into operation.
Before buying a used trailer, check with the Registre des droits personnels et réels mobiliers (register of personal and movable real rights—in French only) to make sure it is free of debt. If you buy a trailer that has not been paid for in full, it can be seized by the creditor.
You can also request a copy of the vehicle record from the SAAQ to find out:
To obtain a copy of the vehicle record, you can:
Last update: May 16, 2022