Useful information

Here is an overview of recent content produced by the OACIQ

19 July 2018

“Residential” or “Commercial” Brokerage: Ethical obligations are the same for all

Some real estate brokers and agencies offer services in more than one field of practice, i.e. residential and commercial and therefore do not sp...

Commercial brokerage, Broker duties
17 July 2018

How to obtain an anticipated opinion from the LIMC

Interested in the profession, but not sure if you meet the OACIQ’s requirements? Request an opinion from the Licence Issue and Maintenance Commi...

Certification (licence)


The Organisme d’autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec (OACIQ) ensures the protection of members of the public who enlist the services of real estate and mortgage brokerage professionals governed by the Real Estate Brokerage Act.

Our vision

The OACIQ is the authority of real estate and mortgage brokerage in Québec. It protects and assists the public by ensuring sound broker practices.

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Educational Institutions

Not just anyone can become a broker! The tricks of the trade must be learned in a professional environment and only in an OACIQ-recognized institution.

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Obtaining Your Licence

Once your training is completed and your exam is passed, you need to get an OACIQ practice licence.

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Certification Forms

While on your way towards your new career, you will need to use different forms, for instance to register for an examination or to apply for a licence.

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