Do you Need an Quebec Trucking Permit?

Ministry of Transport

855 Boulevard Henri-Bourassa Ouest
Montréal, QC H3L 1P3

Permit Office

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday:
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

10:00 am – 4:00 pm


Permit Validity

7 Days

Transportation Restrictions

Travel is not allowed during “peak hours” when over 12′ wide or over 90′ long, or over 13′
of rear overhang. Travel prohibited on Sundays and legal holidays.

Operating Time

One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset, Monday through Thursday, and one- half hours before sunrise to 3:00pm on Friday.

Weekend Travel

See Restricted Travel

Transportation Requirements

Oversize Load Signs

"D" signs front and rear are required when vehicle/load width exceeds 10', or overall length exceeds 82', or height exceeds 14'. ("Oversize Load" signs are not allowed to substitute for the "D" signs). Signs must be removed or covered when not in use.


Flags are required at the wide points at the front and rear corners, and at the rear extremities of overhangs. A red light should be attached at the extremity of a rear overhang.

All vehicles traveling under permit must have headlights turned on, and must display an amber beacon light visible from all directions.

Routine Issues

Component Restriction
Gross Weight Depends on axle configurations and routes.
Width 16'
Height 16'
Length 131'
Overhang 13' Front or Rear

Escort Requirements

Dimension Requirement
Width Over 12'3" 1
Width Over 14'4" 2
Width Over 17'5" Police
Height Over 14'8" 1
Length Over 90' 1
Length Over 130' 2
Rear Overhang Over 13' 1

Some routes may impose additional escort requirements.

Additional Information

Permits are printed in French, not English

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM EST