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Gray card of the leased vehicle: how do i report a change of situation?

Verified 27 décembre 2019 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

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You change your address

You must report your change of address to your lender so that he or she can make the request to the authorities.

  Warning : check with your lender to see if you need to give them the original gray card.

You get married

If you get married and want to use your spouse's name, you must report your change of situation to your lender. It is up to him to make the process of reporting to the authorities.

  Warning : check with your lender for the documents you need to provide. In addition to a copy of a marriage certificate extract or your family book, the lender may need other documents, such as the original gray card.

You divorce

If you used the name of your spouse and it was shown on your gray card, you must have it changed to show only your last name (unless you are allowed to continue using it).

Report this change of situation to your lender so that he or she makes the approach to the authorities.

  Warning : check with your lender for the documents you need to provide. Indeed, in addition to a copy of the divorce judgment, the lender may need other documents, such as the original gray card.

You want to add a co-owner

The owner (financial institution or lender) must take care of the formalities for modifying the gray card.

You must send him the necessary documents. Contact him for details.

You want to remove the name of a co-owner

The owner (financial institution or lender) must take care of the formalities for modifying the gray card.

You must send him the necessary documents. Contact him for details.

You change your name or first name for legitimate reasons

If you change name for legitimate reason (or first name), you must have it modified on the gray card of your vehicle.

To do this, you must send a proof of identity to your lessor who will take care of the process.