Published on: August 11, 2017
Updated on: May 01, 2019
Reference number: 200271

Accreditation applications


Certification application for an electronic document management system

The Real Estate Brokerage Act no longer presents any obstacles to the maintenance, preservation and archiving of records and registers on electronic medium

What does the certification of an EDM system mean?

The OACIQ believes that the proper use of an EDM system promotes compliance with regulatory standards adopted under the Real Estate Brokerage Act(R.S.Q., c. C-73.2) for the keeping of records, books and registers.

The aim of the certification of an EDM system by the OACIQ is only to confirm the compliance of the EDM system with the technical specifications established by the Organization.

The accreditation is granted for a period of two (2) years and is renewable. The OACIQ reserves the right to terminate the accreditation or discontinue its accreditation program. If applicable, the OACIQ will inform agencies and brokers.

May be your system meets our accreditation criteria, read the documents below for more information:

If you have any questions, feel free to contact the OACIQ Inspection Service at 450 462-9800 or at 1 800 440-7170, ext. 8476.


Electronic or digital signature systems certification process

The OACIQ has developed an electronic or digital signature systems certification process. The process is based on technical specifications required for secure use of electronic or digital signatures in real estate transactions.

Here are the required technical specifications established by the OACIQ:

To have an electronic or digital signature system validated, the following form must be completed:

For any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Pascale Montpetit, by email at pmontpetit@oaciq.com or by phone at 450 462-9800 or at 1 800 440-7170, ext. 8332.