Fitness to Drive a Vehicle and Compulsory Medical Examination

Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec

Report a State of Health Change

All holders of a driver’s licence.

Holders wishing to report a change in their state of health can do so in one of the following ways, depending on the situation.

Report an illness or a functional deficit
Proceed in one of the following ways to report an illness or a functional deficit:

  • fill out and sign the tear-off portion of the driver’s licence payment notice, and send it to the Société;
  • provide the required information by contacting the Centre de relations avec la clientèle of the Société by telephone; or
  • send a letter providing the required information by regular mail to the Service de l'évaluation médicale et suivi du comportement of the Société.

Depending on the type of health condition reported, the Société may add conditions to the driver’s licence or require that the holder undergo a medical or an eye examination.

Removal of a condition following improvement in the licence holder’s state of health
Holders of a licence may request the removal of a condition following an improvement in their state of health (e.g. correction of myopia, disappearance of a health problem for which the Société required frequent medical monitoring, etc.) in one of the following ways:

  • provide the required information by contacting the Centre de relations avec la clientèle of the Société by telephone; or
  • send a letter providing the required information by regular mail to the Service de l'évaluation médicale et suivi du comportement of the Société.

A medical certificate may be required.

  • traduction anglaise
  • ;#18;#Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec;#