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Searching for a contractor or a licence number: consult the Licence holders' repertory.

Searching for a contractor or a licence number: consult the Licence holders' repertory.

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Holding the correct licence

Need a licence?

To know if you or your subcontractors need a licence, consult the following pages:

To carry out construction work, or to have this work carried out, you must not only hold a licence issued by the Régie du bâtiment du Québec (RBQ), but also
  1. hold the appropriate licence subclass(es).
  2. make certain that all subcontractors who are carrying out work for you are licensed and hold the appropriate subclass(es) for the work being done. If they do not, you will both be liable to prosecution for this infraction.
Failing to comply with these rules entails severe fines, as it is equivalent to working without a licence.

Before entrusting work to a subcontractor

As a precaution, before entrusting work to a subcontractor, you must 

Any contractor who employs an unlicensed subcontractor will be subject to immediate prosecution.

To keep informed regarding licences that have been restricted, suspended or cancelled, subscribe to our newsletter [Fr]This link open an external website of the Régie du bâtiment du Québec in a new window. to receive regular updates on licences.

Do you need a licence?

To know if you or your subcontractors need a licence, consult the following pages:

Additional resources

Sections 46, and 196 to 199 of the Building ActThis link open an external website of the Régie du bâtiment du Québec in a new window.

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