Storing a VehicleChange
If you wish to put your vehicle into storage (with the intention of using it again later), you can do so by submitting a request to the SAAQ.
You can carry out the storage operation in advance or on the same day you plan to store your vehicle.
Dates to store a motorcycle or snowmobile
To be entitled to a partial reimbursement of the registration fees, you must store:
Do you want to store your co-owned vehicle? You can fill out the Designating a Registrant (Co-Owned Vehicles) form to designate a registrant. The vehicle will appear in the registrant’s file, enabling the registrant to store the vehicle via SAAQclic
Go to one of our service outlets. You will have to provide:
The person who will store the vehicle in your place must bring one of the following documents completed by you:
If the vehicle to be stored belongs to a business, the person acting on its behalf must bring one of the following documents:
If you received authorization to use the vehicle to provide remunerated passenger transportation, putting it into storage will cancel that authorization. If you wish to provide remunerated passenger transportation with the vehicle again, you must go to a service outlet to apply for a new authorization when you license your vehicle for road use.
A vehicle that has been in storage for 12 months or longer will have to undergo a mandatory mechanical inspection.
The amount of the registration fee reimbursement is based on the storage date.
The reimbursement can be paid:
Last update: June 8, 2022