To drive a taxi in Québec, you must hold a Class 4C driver's licence or higher (1, 2, 3, 4A or 4B).
You must also hold a taxi driver's permit issued by the SAAQ. If you wish to obtain or renew a taxi driver’s permit, you must first submit a “certificat de recherche” (document issued in French only) confirming that you have undergone a criminal record check covering the last 5 years.
A person who holds a Class 4C licence is also authorized to drive vehicles from Classes 5, 6D and 8.
In order to obtain a Class 4C licence, you must:
Go to an SAAQ service centre to:
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