Terminal Services and Facilities for persons with disabilities

Several services and facilities are available for persons with disabilities. Two types of assistance are offered, either by wheelchair or by cart. In addition, our facilities take into consideration the different types of disabilities.

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Drop-off Assistance

Passengers requiring assistance between the drop-off area and the check-in counter (departures level) and between the public area and the pick-up area (arrivals area) may receive assistance by following this procedure.

Assistance during departure - booking and procedure

Book the assistance you need:

When you arrive at the airport:

  • Present yourself at the designated meeting point identified at the time of your reservation.
  • If you are a Marriott or HotelParc guest, please go to door 11 in the terminal.
  • Call the assistance desk at the number indicated on the sign. If you do not have access to a phone, please go to the reception desk at door 4.
  • Report your presence and provide the information requested by the agent.
  • Wait for the attendant to pick you up. You may enter the terminal and wait near the identified sign, if so, make sure to let the agent know when you call.

If you have not reserved the service

It is possible to benefit from the service without a reservation, but the wait may be longer. Please follow the above-mentioned procedure by going to door 4 in priority or door 8 of the terminal.

Depending on the level of activity at the airport, an average waiting time of 15 minutes can be expected.

 

Assistance upon arrival - booking and procedure

Book the assistance you need:

When you arrive:

  • Inform the airline company that you have reserved the airport's assistance service.
  • Call the help desk at the number indicated on the sign.
  • Report your presence and provide the information requested.
  • Wait for the attendant to pick you up, there is a waiting area for this purpose.

If you have not reserved the service

It is possible to benefit from the service without a reservation, but the wait may be longer. Please follow the procedure mentioned above by calling the help desk. 

Depending on the level of activity at the airport, an average waiting time of 15 minutes can be expected.

This service is offered to passengers with disabilities in the public area only. For on-board assistance, during a connexion, after disembarking the aircraft, or at any other moment in the restricted area, please contact your air carrier.

 

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Facilities for disabled access

  • There are access ramps, elevators and moving sidewalks available to facilitate movement inside the terminal.
  • Information counters, check-in counters, self-service check-in kiosks, public pay phones and automated teller machines (ATMs) are accessible to wheelchair users.
  • All washrooms feature doorless entrances and are equipped with toilet stalls adapted for use by people with limited mobility.
  • Two hygiene rooms are available to passengers in the terminal. These are equipped with specialized lifting equipment for people with reduced mobility and a large changing table. These facilities require the user to be accompanied by a person to assist them. No assistance from ADM can be given to assist passengers in these rooms.
  • In the international and transborder jetties, single-occupant unisex washrooms equipped with hands-free faucets are accessible to people in wheelchairs. They are also equipped with an emergency call button.
  • Wheelchair-accessible drinking water fountains are also available.
  • Use of carpeting in the terminal has been minimized to facilitate wheelchair movement.
  • Reserved seating is available in the boarding lounges.
  • When an aircraft is parked far from the terminal, passenger transfer vehicles are available to transport people with limited mobility between the plane and the terminal. Arrangements must be made with the carrier.
  • Wheelchair users can enter all shops and restaurants in the terminal.
  • Bars and VIP lounges have lowered sections for wheelchair users.
  • Every area of public pay phones has at least one telephone configured for access by wheelchair users.

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Services and facilities for persons with visual impairment

  • There are four (4) pet relief areas across the terminal for guide dogs at YUL, with Braille signage provided:
  • Public area: in the Multi-Level parking lot in front of the terminal building, across gate 25 on the Arrivals level.
  • Domestic area: in front of boarding gate 47.
  • International area: in front of the restrooms near boarding gate 62.
  • Transborder area: in front of the restrooms near boarding gate 73.
  • Signs are large and brightly coloured, and some are available in braille. Airport staff are available to help blind people find their way around.
  • Braille signs are located at entrances to all public washrooms.
  • All elevators, escalators and moving sidewalks are equipped with braille signage.
  • Elevators are also equipped with audible synthesized voice “floor callers” or acoustic signals that indicate floors.

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Services and facilities for persons with hearing impairment

  • TTY telephones (identified with the TTY pictogram) are available at every area of public pay phones in the terminal and boarding areas.
  • All public pay phones in the terminal are equipped with an adjustable volume control and a flux coil to assist hearing-aid users.
  • Visual fire alarms (strobes) are located in public areas.
  • If you are a TTY user, simply call 7-1-1 for all directory assistance listings (local, national, US, overseas and toll free numbers). For TTY, call 1 800 855-1155