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Licence and examinations
If you are a contractor or an owner-builder, you must update your file with the Régie du bâtiment du Québec (RBQ) as soon as there are changes, according to the Building Act. Failing to notify the RBQ of any changes may result in the suspension or the cancellation of your licence. If so, you may be subject to fines.
You can update it online by using the french service My Updated File. You will need:
Sole proprietorships without a NEQ will need their QST file registration number, their RBQ file number and their RBQ interlocutor number.
If your licence has been issued by the Corporation des maîtres mécaniciens en tuyauterie du Québec (CMMTQ) or the Corporation des maîtres électriciens du Québec (CMEQ), this service is not available. You need to update your file with your corporation.
You can also send the RBQ one of these forms, completed and signed, depending on your company's legal status.
Certain situations require an application to modify your licence. This is the case for:
In the event of a change of legal name following a business merger, you must fill out an update form to declare any new information, provide a security rider and a copy of the merger certificate. The company must also take the necessary steps with the manager of the Guarantee Plan for New Residential Buildings to make any corrections necessary to the new name.