Quebec Drivers License

Steps to get your Driver’s license (Class 5) in Quebec

Quebec has Class 5 license. It consists of 5 steps.

· Registering for the driving course

· Getting a learner’s license

· Passing the knowledge test

· Passing the road test

· Getting a probationary license

Step 1: Registering for the driving course in Quebec

· The first step is to register for the driving course at a driving school recognized by the Association québécoise du transport et des routes (AQTR). The passenger vehicle driving course is mandatory, and includes both theoretical and practical components.

· You are required to successfully complete phase 1 of the driving course, which includes five theoretical modules, before getting your learner’s license.

Step 2: Getting a learner’s license in Quebec

· Be 16 years of age or older.

· Have the written consent of a person having parental authority if you are under age 18.

· You must show identification to get learner’s license. Show two pieces of identification, including one with photo

· First identification

If you were born in Quebec

· The original of your birth certificate issued by the registrar of civil status (Directeur de l’état civil) after January 1, 1994 (a certificate of birth issued by a parish or by the Ministère de la Justice is not accepted);

· A Canadian passport;

· A Canadian Armed Forces identity card;

· A Certificate of Indian Status.

If you were born elsewhere:

· The original of a birth certificate issued by a Canadian province/ territory;

· A Canadian Citizenship Certificate with photo;

· Confirmation of permanent residence and a Permanent Resident Card;

· Other proof of legal presence in Canada.

· Second identification document

· Your health insurance card;

· A licence authorizing you to drive a vehicle.

· Provide the original of the signed Consent of a Person Having Parental Authority form if you are under age 18;

· Provide a duly completed certificate that confirms that you successfully completed phase 1 of the driving course, which includes five theoretical modules;

· Fill out the SAAQ’s Declaration of Illness or Impairment form and meet the medical requirements;

· Pass the SAAQ’s vision test;

· Pay the licence fee

Step 3: Pass the knowledge test

Step 4: Pass the road test

Step 5: Getting a probationary license

· The probationary license, which is valid for 24 months, comes with a set of restrictions that distinguishes you from other drivers. Probationary license holders must have fewer than 4 demerit points entered on their driving record and are prohibited from driving after drinking alcohol. In addition, they may not serve as an accompanying rider to assist a learner.

· After the 24-month period has elapsed, you may get a class 5 driver’s licence.

What to bring to the test center in Quebec:

For knowledge test

· Your learner’s license;

· Your identity card issued by the SAAQ (if one was issued);

· One of the pieces of identification required on the day you were issued your learner’s licence.

For road test

· The original of a new signed Consent of a Person Having Parental Authority form if you are under age 18;

· A duly completed certificate attesting that you successfully completed the driving course;

· A valid and signed registration certificate and proof of liability insurance for the vehicle you will be using during the road test;

· Payment in cash, by cheque or with a debit card (except in mobile service units) to pay for:

§ the test fee;

§ the licence fee.

· Prepare two separate cheques.

· The SAAQ will not provide you with a passenger vehicle for the road test. It is your responsibility to report to your road test with a vehicle in good mechanical condition. If you rent a vehicle, you will be required to show the rental contract or payment receipt before taking the road test.

Requirements for getting the license

· The applicant must be 16 years for learners license

· The applicant must pass road test and written knowledge test

Fees required for getting the license in Quebec

Learner’s license fees: $59.97 (valid for 18 months)

Knowledge test fees: $10

Road test fees: $25

Probationary license fees: $177.97 (Based on validity period)

Regular license fees: $95.97 (Per year)

Quebec Drivers Handbook and Sample Practice Test Online

Quebec Driving Practice Test
Quebec Drivers Handbook Online

Website and phone for Quebec driving test center

Contact customer service

· Québec (city and vicinity) 418 643-7620

· In Montréal: 514 873-7620

· From elsewhere: 1 800 361-7620