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Dealers and Recyclers

How to Apply for a Licence

All licence applications must be in writing and be accompanied by the following documents, required by the Regulation respecting dealers and recyclers:

  1. a copy of a document attesting to ownership or lease for the establishment as well as every other piece of land intended for storage (notarized contract of sale, title of ownership, tax notice [municipal or school taxes], lease);
  2. the original signed municipal attestationThis link will open a new window. form (PDF in French; 69 Kb - 1 page) with the seal of the municipality or a duly certified copy of a municipal attestation authorizing your business operations;
  3. a duly certified copy of legal documents concerning your business (letters patent, company charter, declaration of partnership, registration);
  4. the Power of AttorneyThis link will open a new window. form (PDF in French; 137 Kb - 1 page) or a certified copy of the resolution mandating a person (individual) to file the application;
  5. the original signed surety bondThis link will open a new window. form (PDF in French; 73 Kb - 1 page) to obtain a dealer licence, a recycler licence or a dealer and recycler licence for the appropriate amount for the business in question;
Amount of surety bond required based on type of licence
    Dealer Recycler Dealer and Recycler
  Recycler   $50,000  
  Motorcycles, snowmobiles, mopeds, scooters and farm machinery $25,000   $75,000
  Vehicles whose net mass is less than 5,500 kg (no licence is required for trailers and semi-trailers whose net mass is under 1,300 kg) $100,000   $150,000
  Vehicles whose net mass is 5,500 kg and over (including trailers and semi-trailers) $200,000   $250,000
         
  1. the licence applicationThis link will open a new window. form (PDF in French; 321 Kb - 4 pages) completed in its entirety and signed;
  2. a letter of intent from the auto manufacturer, if applicable;
  3. a cheque or money order made payable to the Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec. Consult the fees for the issue of a dealer, recycler or dealer and recycler licence;
  4. when ordering dealer plates (X licence plates), a cheque or money order payable to the Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec. See the rates according to the month in which the licence application is made. Payment by pre-authorized debits is available on request when ordering dealer plates only.

Verify that

All documents bear the necessary signatures.

Validity

A dealer, recycler, or dealer and recycler licence is valid for a period of 24 months.

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Last Modification: 2014-09-12