Step 2 When you register your trailer

Documents required

The buyer and the seller must present their driver's licence or another official photo ID document.

If the trailer is new

If you bought the trailer from a dealership

The dealer will give you the Attestation de transaction avec un commerçant and Description du véhicule neuf forms, which you must present when you register your trailer.

If you bought the trailer from a manufacturer or other retailer

Regardless of the trailer's net weight, the manufacturer or the retailer will give you a sales contract or an invoice, which you must present when you register your trailer.

The manufacturer or the retailer may also give you the Description du véhicule neuf form. You must present this form at the time of registration if your trailer has a net weight of more than 900 kg.

If the trailer has a net weight of 900 kg or less, you must provide:

  • the vehicle identification number
  • its make
  • its model
  • its year of manufacture

If the trailer is used

The documents you must present when you register your trailer are different depending on the person or business from which you bought it.

Bought from a dealership Bought from an individual Bought from a business or a self-employed worker registered for the GST and QSTA business or self-employed worker that is registered for and collects the GST and QST. For more information, phone Revenu Québec.
  • The Attestation de transaction avec un commerçant form
  • The registration certificate signed by the former owner and the dealer
  • No additional documents required
  • The sales contract between the buyer and the business or self-employed worker that owns the vehicle

 

If you are under age 18

You must also present the Consent of a Person Having Parental Authority (PDF, 103 KB) form completed by your father, mother or legal guardian.

If you do not have a driver's licence

Phone us to find out what documents you must bring with you when registering your trailer.

If you cannot come to the service outlet in person

If your business owns the trailer and none of its directors can be present, the person responsible for registering the trailer must present the original of a document authorizing him or her to act on behalf of the business.

If you are an individual, you must designate someone to act on your behalf during the registration process by completing the Power of Attorney (PDF, 157 KB) form.

If the trailer comes from outside Québec

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 trailer is authorized for road use in Québec. To find out more, visit the Registering a vehicle from outside Québec web page.