What to Do in the Event of Death.

Driver’s Licence

Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec

Notifying the Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec of the Death of a Driver's Licence Holder

Family and friends of a deceased licence holder or the liquidator of the succession

To notify the Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec of the death of a driver’s licence holder, bring the deceased person’s driver’s licence and proof of death to a SAAQ service outlet 

However, if you have completed the Application for the Simplified Forwarding of Information relative to the Death form, which is enclosed with the declaration of death, the Directeur de l’état civil will notify the SAAQ. In this case, you are not required to provide the SAAQ with proof of death. Nevertheless, you should contact the SAAQ to find out what other formalities are required to obtain a refund of the driver’s licence fees, cancel the licence and put the vehicle in storage or transfer ownership.

To find a SAAQ service outlet, use the online Find a Service Outlet service.

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