The OACIQ Certification Department manages licence holder’s files. This Department issues, revokes, suspends a licence and lifts a licence suspension as well as updating brokers’ information.
Do you want to learn more about the whole process of certification of real estate and mortgage brokers? Check out this section and get the information you are looking for? You may also consult the FAQ of the Certification Department.
(Updated on September 10, 2013)
The OACIQ would like to inform candidates interested in taking one of the examinations of the procedure to follow to do so. Remember that since September 1, 2013, you must successfully complete a basic training recognized by the OACIQ before taking a certification examination.
Issuance of a real estate or mortgage agency licence, Issuance of a real estate or mortgage broker licence and other forms
Licence issuance and reactivation
Period required to process a request for issuance, transfer, lifting of suspension, suspension or revocation
The OACIQ Certification Department makes a point of responding to all calls concerning examinations, changes and licensing.
The following tables list the chargeable fees for the various licences, according to the month in which an application is made.
Affiliated agent who became a real estate broker and wishing to act on his own account: main requirements
An affiliated agent who became a broker on May 1 may act on his own account only once he meets certain qualification requirements; the main ones of these are listed below. Two situations can occur:
- Affiliated agent who became a broker without having begun the chartered broker’s course prior to May 1, 2010;
- Affiliated agent who became a real estate broker AND completed or began the chartered broker’s course prior to May 1, 2010.
Several of you sent us comments regarding the increase in the chargeable fees appearing on that invoice. It is our role to shed light on issues such as these, and to refer you to the documents containing the information that has already been made public on this topic.
– PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES SERIES –
As we know, the practice of real estate brokerage in Québec involves collaboration and compensation sharing between members. It is more and more common to see real estate brokers working in collaboration with brokers from other jurisdictions.
A real estate or mortgage broker whose licence is suspended or revoked is no longer authorized to practice his profession or carry out brokerage transactions. He must cease any real estate or mortgage brokerage-related activity.