Hand-crafted trailer weighing 900 kg or lessChange
If you have purchased or hand-crafted a trailer weighing 900 kg or less, you must register it with the SAAQ.
It is recommended that you consult the Guide de construction de remorques de fabrication artisanale (PDF, 2.4 Mo)This file does not meet the Web accessibility standard. (in French only).You can also contact us to check whether your trailer meets road safety standards:
Direction générale de l'expertise légale et de la sécurité des véhicules
Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec
Case postale 19600, succursale Terminus
Québec (Québec) G1K 8J6
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If you have 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.
The buyer and the seller must present their driver's licence or another official photo ID document. Since the trailer weighs no more than 900 kg, it does not have to undergo a mechanical inspection. You are however required to specify its net weight.
The documents you must present when you register your trailer are different depending on the person or business from which you bought it.
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You must also present the Consent of a Person Having Parental Authority (PDF, 123.4 ko) form completed by your father, mother or legal guardian.
Phone us to find out what documents you must bring with you when registering your trailer.
The person registering the vehicle on your behalf will need to provide the original Power of Attorney (PDF, 224.7 ko) form completed by you beforehand.
To find out the cost to have a hand-crafted trailer weighing 900 kg or less registered, visit the Rates and Fines section.
At our service outlets, we accept payment:
Payment by credit card is not accepted.
You may not be required to pay the GST and QST when you register your trailer.For more information, phone Revenu Québec.
You only pay once for the registration of your trailer, as long as you remain the owner.
Last update: November 1, 2022