C-24.2 - Highway Safety Code

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91. Any person holding a driver’s licence issued outside Canada who settles in Québec may on request, provided the particulars and validity of the holder’s title can be verified directly with the administrative authority concerned through the use of information technology, exchange that licence, without undergoing a proficiency examination, for an equivalent driver’s licence issued by the Société.
Any person whose driver’s licence issued outside Canada has been expired for less than three years and who settles in Québec may obtain a driver’s licence without undergoing a proficiency examination provided the particulars and the validity of the person’s title can be established in accordance with the first paragraph.
However, the person must pass the proficiency examinations referred to in section 67 to obtain a licence to drive a bus, a minibus, a motorcycle, a taxi or a commercial vehicle or to operate an emergency vehicle.
1986, c. 91, s. 91; 1987, c. 94, s. 15; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1996, c. 56, s. 22; 2002, c. 29, s. 11; 2008, c. 14, s. 9.
91. Any person holding a driver’s licence issued outside Canada who settles in Québec may on request, provided the particulars and validity of the holder’s title can be verified directly with the administrative authority concerned through the use of information technology, exchange that licence, without undergoing a proficiency examination, for an equivalent driver’s licence issued by the Société.
However, the person must pass the proficiency examinations referred to in section 67 to obtain a licence to drive a bus, a minibus, a motorcycle, a taxi or a commercial vehicle or to operate an emergency vehicle.
1986, c. 91, s. 91; 1987, c. 94, s. 15; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1996, c. 56, s. 22; 2002, c. 29, s. 11.
91. A person holding a valid driver’s licence issued outside Canada may, if he settles in Québec, exchange that licence for a driver’s licence issued by the Société provided he passes the proficiency examination and pays the duties and fee fixed by regulation and the amount fixed under section 151 of the Automobile Insurance Act (chapter A-25).
Notwithstanding the first paragraph, a person holding a valid driver’s licence issued in a country other than the United States is not required to surrender the licence issued in his country of origin.
A person holding a valid driver’s licence or a licence that expired less than three years previously, or who previously held a driver’s licence issued in Québec, is exempted from the proficiency examination.
Furthermore, the Société may, on the conditions it determines, exempt a person holding a valid driver’s licence from the proficiency examination if the licence was issued by an administrative authority outside Canada that applies standards for the issue of licences that are similar to those applied in Québec.
1986, c. 91, s. 91; 1987, c. 94, s. 15; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1996, c. 56, s. 22.
91. A person holding a valid driver’s licence issued outside Canada may, if he settles in Québec, exchange that licence for a driver’s licence issued by the Société provided he passes the proficiency examination and pays the duties and fee fixed by regulation and the amount fixed under section 151 of the Automobile Insurance Act (chapter A-25).
Notwithstanding the first paragraph, a person holding a valid driver’s licence issued in a country other than the United States is not required to surrender the licence issued in his country of origin.
1986, c. 91, s. 91; 1987, c. 94, s. 15; 1990, c. 19, s. 11.
91. A person holding a valid driver’s licence issued outside Canada may, if he settles in Québec, exchange that licence for a driver’s licence issued by the Régie provided he passes the proficiency examination and pays the duties and fee fixed by regulation and the amount fixed under section 151 of the Automobile Insurance Act (chapter A-25).
Notwithstanding the first paragraph, a person holding a valid driver’s licence issued in a country other than the United States is not required to surrender the licence issued in his country of origin.
1986, c. 91, s. 91; 1987, c. 94, s. 15.
91. A person holding a valid driver’s licence issued outside Canada may, if he settles in Québec, exchange that licence for a driver’s licence issued by the Régie provided he passes the proficiency examination and pays the duties and fee fixed by regulation and the amount fixed under section 151 of the Automobile Insurance Act (chapter A-25).
1986, c. 91, s. 91.