Since April 25th, 2012, a certified representative from a Canadian province other than Québec or a Canadian territory seeking to act as a representative in the Damage insurance sector or the Claims adjustment Sector or one of their Sector classes in Québec is exempt from:

A certified representative from a Canadian province other than Québec or a Canadian territory must submit an Application for Examination Registration Authorization (pdf - 411 KB)This link will open in a new windowUpdated on 1st January 2019 to the AMF and attach the following two documents:

  • a photocopy of the document issued by a competent authority showing that he was authorized to act while he lived outside Québec.

The authorization referred to must have been in effect in the year prior to the candidate's application to register for the exams. It must also be equivalent to the representative's certificate applied for in Québec. (See the reference guide below to find out what equivalences are granted.)

  • proof that he lived in the Canadian province or territory when authorization was given by the competent authority. This proof must include the applicant's name and address.

The following proofs of residence are accepted:

  • driver's licence from a Canadian province;
  • municipal or school tax bill;
  • government postal correspondence;
  • recent invoice from a company providing energy, residential telephone or cable services;
  • hospital card accompanied by the health insurance card with photo;
  • record of employment or payslip;
  • certificate or statement of home or auto insurance;
  • transcript from a Canadian college or university;
  • bank statement;
  • change of address receipt from Canada Post.

Once the examinations are passed, the candidate must complete a probationary period in the sector or sector class in question.

Note that a certified representative who surrenders or does not renew his authorization to practise in another province or territory must, within three years following his surrender or non-renewal of the authorization:

  • pass the AMF exam(s) indicated in the reference guide,
  • complete the probationary period; and
  • apply for a representative's certificate.

Reference guide

Below you will find a list, by Canadian province or territory, of the authorizations which make it easier for holders to obtain a representative's certificate issued by the AMF. The requirements to be met are also indicated for each representative's certificate.

A candidate from a Canadian province or a Canadian territory other than Québec who has an authorization to act as a representative which is not shown in the following tables must meet the same qualification requirements as those for a new Québec candidate.

Alberta

Authorizations issued elsewhere in Canada

Corresponding certificate(s) in Québec

Requirements to be met

Level 3 adjuster

Claims adjuster (5a)

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in claims adjustment (pdf - 69 KB)This link will open in a new windowUpdated on 20 April 2017Integrate into practice the general principles of law applicable to damage insurance and the rules governing the activities of claims adjusters administered by the AMF.

Complete a 12-week probationary period, including 6 weeks in personal-lines damage insurance claims adjustment and 6 weeks in commercial-lines damage insurance claims adjustment.

British Columbia

Authorizations issued elsewhere in Canada

Corresponding certificate(s) in Québec

Requirements to be met

Insurance adjuster level 2

Claims adjuster (5a)

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in claims adjustment (pdf - 69 KB)This link will open in a new windowUpdated on 20 April 2017Integrate into practice the general principles of law applicable to damage insurance and the rules governing the activities of claims adjusters administered by the AMF;

Complete a 12-week probationary period, including 6 weeks in personal-lines damage insurance claims adjustment and 6 weeks in commercial-lines damage insurance claims adjustment.

Insurance adjuster level 3

Claims adjuster (5a)

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in claims adjustment (pdf - 69 KB)This link will open in a new windowUpdated on 20 April 2017Integrate into practice the general principles of law applicable to damage insurance and the rules governing the activities of claims adjusters administered by the AMF.

Complete a 12-week probationary period, including 6 weeks in personal-lines damage insurance claims adjustment and 6 weeks in commercial-lines damage insurance claims adjustment.

Manitoba

Authorizations
issued elsewhere in Canada

Corresponding
certificate(s) in
Québec

Requirements to be met

Level 3 adjuster

Claims adjuster (5a)

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in claims adjustment (pdf - 69 KB)This link will open in a new windowUpdated on 20 April 2017Integrate into practice the general principles of law applicable to damage insurance and the rules governing the activities of claims adjusters administered by the AMF.

Complete a 12-week probationary period, including 6 weeks in personal-lines damage insurance claims adjustment and 6 weeks in commercial-lines damage insurance claims adjustment.

Level 4 adjuster

Claims adjuster (5a)

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in claims adjustment (pdf - 69 KB)This link will open in a new windowUpdated on 20 April 2017Integrate into practice the general principles of law applicable to damage insurance and the rules governing the activities of claims adjusters administered by the AMF.

Complete a 12-week probationary period, including 6 weeks in personal-lines damage insurance claims adjustment and 6 weeks in commercial-lines damage insurance claims adjustment.

Adjuster's Licence level 5 Designated Representative of the firm

Claims adjuster (5a)

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in claims adjustment (pdf - 69 KB)This link will open in a new windowUpdated on 20 April 2017Integrate into practice the general principles of law applicable to damage insurance and the rules governing the activities of claims adjusters administered by the AMF.

Complete a 12-week probationary period, including 6 weeks in personal-lines damage insurance claims adjustment and 6 weeks in commercial-lines damage insurance claims adjustment.

New Brunswick

Authorizations
issued elsewhere in Canada

Corresponding
certificate(s) in
Québec

Requirements to be met

General adjuster level 4

Claims adjuster (5a)

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in claims adjustment (pdf - 69 KB)This link will open in a new windowUpdated on 20 April 2017Integrate into practice the general principles of law applicable to damage insurance and the rules governing the activities of claims adjusters administered by the AMF.

Complete a 12-week probationary period, including 6 weeks in personal-lines damage insurance claims adjustment and 6 weeks in commercial-lines damage insurance claims adjustment.

Newfoundland And Labrador

Authorizations issued elsewhere in Canada

Corresponding certificate(s) in Québec

Requirements to be met

Insurance Adjuster: Level 2

Claims adjuster (5a)

Pass the pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in claims adjustment (pdf - 69 KB)This link will open in a new windowUpdated on 20 April 2017Integrate into practice the general principles of law applicable to damage insurance and the rules governing the activities of claims adjusters exam administered by the AMF.

Complete a 12-week probationary period, including 6 weeks in personal-lines damage insurance claims adjustment and 6 weeks in commercial-lines damage insurance claims adjustment.

Insurance Adjuster: Level 3

Claims adjuster (5a)

Pass the pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in claims adjustment (pdf - 69 KB)This link will open in a new windowUpdated on 20 April 2017Integrate into practice the general principles of law applicable to damage insurance and the rules governing the activities of claims adjustersexam administered by the AMF.

Complete a 12-week probationary period, including 6 weeks in personal-lines damage insurance claims adjustment and 6 weeks in commercial-lines damage insurance claims adjustment.

Insurance Adjuster: Level 4

Claims adjuster (5a)

Pass the pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in claims adjustment (pdf - 69 KB)This link will open in a new windowUpdated on 20 April 2017Integrate into practice the general principles of law applicable to damage insurance and the rules governing the activities of claims adjustersexam administered by the AMF.

Complete a 12-week probationary period, including 6 weeks in personal-lines damage insurance claims adjustment and 6 weeks in commercial-lines damage insurance claims adjustment.

Nova Scotia

Authorizations issued elsewhere in Canada

Corresponding certificate(s) in Québec

Requirements to be met

Level 4: Independent Adjuster

Claims adjuster (5a)

Pass the pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in claims adjustment (pdf - 69 KB)This link will open in a new windowUpdated on 20 April 2017Integrate into practice the general principles of law applicable to damage insurance and the rules governing the activities of claims adjusters exam administered by the AMF.

Complete a 12-week probationary period, including 6 weeks in personal-lines damage insurance claims adjustment and 6 weeks in commercial-lines damage insurance claims adjustment.

Nunavut

Authorizations
issued elsewhere in Canada

Corresponding
certificate(s) in Québec

Requirements to be met

Insurance Adjuster

Claims adjuster (5a)

Pass the pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in claims adjustment (pdf - 69 KB)This link will open in a new windowUpdated on 20 April 2017Integrate into practice the general principles of law applicable to damage insurance and the rules governing the activities of claims adjusters exam administered by the AMF;

Complete a 12-week probationary period, including 6 weeks in personal-lines damage insurance claims adjustment and 6 weeks in commercial-lines damage insurance claims adjustment.

Ontario

Authorizations issued elsewhere in Canada

Corresponding certificate(s) in Québec

Requirements to be met

Insurance Adjuster licence - independent and public adjuster

Claims adjuster (5a)

Pass the pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in claims adjustment (pdf - 69 KB)This link will open in a new windowUpdated on 20 April 2017Integrate into practice the general principles of law applicable to damage insurance and the rules governing the activities of claims adjusters exam administered by the AMF.

Complete a 12-week probationary period, including 6 weeks in personal-lines damage insurance claims adjustment and 6 weeks in commercial-lines damage insurance claims adjustment.

Prince Edward Island

Authorizations issued elsewhere in Canada

Corresponding certificate(s) in Québec

Requirements to be met

Full Adjuster License

Claims adjuster (5a)

Pass the pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in claims adjustment (pdf - 69 KB)This link will open in a new windowUpdated on 20 April 2017Integrate into practice the general principles of law applicable to damage insurance and the rules governing the activities of claims adjusters exam administered by the AMF.

Complete a 12-week probationary period, including 6 weeks in personal-lines damage insurance claims adjustment and 6 weeks in commercial-lines damage insurance claims adjustment.

Saskatchewan

Authorizations issued elsewhere in Canada

Corresponding
certificate(s) in Québec

Requirements to be met

Level 3

Claims adjuster (5a)

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in claims adjustment (pdf - 69 KB)This link will open in a new windowUpdated on 20 April 2017Integrate into practice the general principles of law applicable to damage insurance and the rules governing the activities of claims adjusters administered by the AMF.

Complete a 12-week probationary period, including 6 weeks in personal-lines damage insurance claims adjustment and 6 weeks in commercial-lines damage insurance claims adjustment.