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Quebec Trip And Fuel Permit - IRP and IFTA permits for Quebec

Fuel Permit

If you are subject to IFTA but do not have an IFTA licence, you will need a certificate for occasional trips from your base jurisdiction and every other member jurisdiction you travel in. You must obtain one before every trip and keep it in your vehicle.

To get a certificate, you must apply to an authorized organization. You can also call: 418 652-IFTA (4382); or 1 800 237-IFTA (4382) (toll-free).

Once the fees are paid, the certificate for occasional trips allows you to travel in the member jurisdiction that issued the certificate without having to meet IFTA obligations such as filing a quarterly fuel tax return.

The certificate for occasional trips must be kept in your qualified motor vehicle.

Temporary Registration

A temporary registration certificate, or "transit", can be issued by the SAAQ or a dealer to allow a vehicle to operate on public roads in Québec for a limited period of time.We can issue a temporary 1-month registration certificate for a passenger vehicleClick for more information registered for operation in a location that is not connected to the Québec road network. During that month, the vehicle will be allowed to travel on any public roads.

To Request A 1-Month Certificate

Go to one of our service outlets and present your driver's licence or another official photo ID document.

If You Cannot Come To The Service Outlet In Person

If you are an individual, the person who goes to the service outlet to request a temporary registration certificate for you must bring the original of the Power of Attorney (PDF, 905 KB) form completed by you.

If your business owns the vehicle and none of its directors can be present, the person responsible for requesting the registration certificate must bring the original of a document authorizing that person to act on its behalf.

Trip Permit

If you own a heavy vehicleClick for more information registered in another Canadian province or territory, or in the United States, and used for the transportation of goods or passengers in Québec, you must obtain a trip permit.

A trip permit is valid for 10 days and allows the vehicle to be driven through Québec or to go a particular location in Québec and return to the point of origin.

A trip permit is not required if the vehicle is registered under IRP and fees have been paid for Québec.

To Request A Trip Permit

Go to one of our service outlets and present the following documents:

  • your driver's licence or another official photo ID document;
  • the vehicle registration certificate or a photocopy of the registration certificate;
  • the fuel tax registration number provided by Revenu Québec.

If You Cannot Come To The Service Outlet In Person

If you are an individual, the person who goes to the service outlet to request a temporary registration certificate for you must bring the original of the Power of Attorney (PDF, 905 KB) form completed by you.

If your business owns the vehicle and none of its directors can be present, the person responsible for requesting the registration certificate must bring the original of a document authorizing the person to act on its behalf.

Source of information: https://www.revenuquebec.ca/en/businesses/consumption-taxes/international-fuel-tax-agreement-ifta/licence-and-decals/certificate-for-occasional-trips/

https://saaq.gouv.qc.ca/en/transportation-goods/transportation-outside-quebec/fuel-tax/

https://saaq.gouv.qc.ca/en/vehicle-registration/temporary-registration/

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