This service enables users, after completing an online form, to
digitally file an application for a restricted licence, an application
for release from seizure for a vehicle, or an application to lift
suspension of a driver’s licence or the right to obtain one. It also
enables the electronic filing of documents that accompany a request, if
Before using the service de dépôt numérique Lexius, the user must read
of the three forms in the Automobile and Driver’s Licence section.
- Using the service de dépôt numérique Lexius
The Ministère de la Justice du Québec (MJQ) makes the service de dépôt
numérique Lexius available to users at all times subject to the
The MJQ nevertheless reserves the right to restrict access to the
service de dépôt numérique Lexius outside Court of Québec office hours
for the purpose of conducting technological infrastructure work. A
notice will be posted to inform the user that such work is taking place.
For an optimal experience with the service de dépôt numérique Lexius, we
recommend using one of the following browsers: Google Chrome or
Microsoft Edge. We also recommend that you use the latest version of
these browsers and make sure your operating system and web browser have
1.2 Intellectual property rights
The user allows the Court of Québec offices to make paper copies of the
documents filed electronically through the service de dépôt numérique
The user is responsible for obtaining the required authorizations or
holding the necessary rights, including copyrights, for the documents
they file electronically.
The MJQ is committed to protecting users’ privacy and personal
information. We have taken important measures to safeguard personal
information provided through the service de dépôt numérique Lexius.
The handling of personal information by a public body such as the MJQ is
governed by the Act respecting access to documents held by public bodies
and the protection of personal information (CQLR, chapter A-2.1) (AIA).
Personal information means any identifying information concerning a
Personal information contained in public documents is not subject to the
rules protecting personal information set out in the AIA.
The MJQ only collects the information it needs to perform its duties
in the administration of justice.
Personal information collected by a public body is used only for the
purposes for which it was collected, subject to the exceptions set out
in the AIA.
The confidential personal information we collect is only disclosed to
a third party with the consent of the person concerned or in
accordance with the exceptions set out in the AIA.
The MJQ destroys personal information it has collected or used once
its purpose has been fulfilled, subject to the Archives Act (CQLR,
The information of the party identified in the online application form
and the documents sent will be stored in accordance with the Archives
1.4 Limitation of liability
By using the service de dépôt numérique Lexius, users acknowledge that
the MJQ is not liable for any costs, losses or damages they may incur:
b) because they did not comply with the laws or regulations in effect
1.5 Legal system
Use of the service de dépôt numérique Lexius is governed by the laws
be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Québec.
The service de dépôt numérique Lexius can be used to file an application
and any accompanying documents electronically with the Court of Québec.
service de dépôt numérique Lexius will be refused and returned.
It is not mandatory to use the service de dépôt numérique Lexius.
Parties may in all cases file paper applications with a courthouse in
the province of Québec.
2.1 Document format and size
Documents can only be filed in PDF format. The total file size of all
attachments must not exceed 100 MB.
It is recommended for the party to keep a copy of all documents sent
electronically. After digitizing a paper document for electronic filing,
the party should keep the original or source document.
2.2 User’s liability
The user is liable for:
the accuracy of the information provided in the application form.
refused and returned.
2.3 Time of filing
The filing of an application is subject to judicial fees. An application
shall only be legally received upon full payment of judicial fees.
For your application to be considered received on the date it was filed
with the court office, you must make your payment no more than two (2)
days following notification of the payment notice.
These documents are processed on a priority basis during Court of Québec
office hours within 24 hours (on business days) following their
transmission taking holidays into account.
Documents will be processed in accordance with Court of Québec laws and
An application filed through the service de dépôt numérique Lexius
outside office hours is deemed filed at the time when the court office
The time zone indicated for the receipt of the digitally filed document
is Eastern Time.
For example, if a user completes an application on February 24 for
receipt by the office of the Court of Québec at the Havre-Aubert
courthouse in Îles-de-la-Madeleine, although the courthouse is in the
Atlantic Time Zone (UTC-4), the time of receipt recorded on the
application will be in Eastern Standard Time (UTC-5).
2.4 Online payment
2.4.1 Tariff of judicial fees
Applicable judicial fees are determined by the Tariff of judicial fees
in civil matters (CQLR, chapter T-16, r. 10) in effect.
2.4.2 Payment of judicial fees
Users will be redirected to a secure platform to pay any judicial fees
owing. No banking information is collected by the MJQ or the Court of
To make an online payment, users will need the application number
shown on their payment notice sent by the court office. Payments can
only be made with Visa, MasterCard or American Express.