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Driver's Licence

Procedure to Follow For the Road Test - Passenger Vehicle (Class 5)

To take this test, which you are required to pass in order to get a probationary licence, you must have:

  • successfully completed a theoretical and practical driving course at a driving school recognized by the Association québécoise du transport et des routesThis link will open a new window. (AQTR) - Web site in French only;
  • held a learner's licence for at least 12 months;
  • passed the knowledge test.

Registering for the road test

Make an appointment for the road test using the SAAQ's online services or automated telephone serviceThis link will open a new window., where you will need to provide the file number (no de dossier) that appears on your learner's licence.

On the day of the road test

Remember to bring:

  • your learner's licence;
  • your identity card issued by the SAAQ (if one was issued);
  • one of the pieces of identification required on the day your learner's licence was issued.

Once your identity has been confirmed, you must provide:

  • the original of a new signed Consent of a Person Having Parental AuthorityThis link will open a new window. The content of the following could decrease accessibility. form (PDF) 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 the paper version of the proof of liability insurance for the vehicle you will be using during the road test;
  • payment in cash, by cheque - prepare two separate cheques, or with a debit card (except in mobile service units) to pay for:
    • the test fee;
    • the licence fee.

The probationary licence fee covers the driving privilege, the fees, the insurance contribution, the cost of the photograph and your plasticized licence, which you will receive by mail.

If you must cancel your appointment, please notify the SAAQ at least 48 hours ahead of time, or charges will apply. In case of bad weather, please check to make sure your appointment has not been cancelled.

Road test vehicle

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.

Regardless of the vehicle used, you will not be allowed to have any passengers or pets in the vehicle during the road test. The driving examiner will ask you to install a removable sign on the roof, displaying the words “Examen de conduite.” This sign is provided by the SAAQ.

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Last Modification: 2014-05-20