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.

Alberta

Authorizations issued elsewhere in Canada

Corresponding certificate(s) in Québec

Requirements to be met

General level 2 Insurance agent

Damage insurance agent (3a)

Damage insurance broker (4a)

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in damage insurance (pdf - 68 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 damage insurance representatives administered by the AMF.

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

British Columbia

Authorizations issued elsewhere in Canada

Corresponding
certificate(s) in Québec

Requirements to be met

Level 2 agent

Damage insurance agent (3a)

Damage insurance broker (4a)

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in damage insurance (pdf - 68 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 damage insurance representatives administered by the AMF.

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

Level 3 agent

Damage insurance agent (3a)

Damage insurance broker (4a)

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in damage insurance (pdf - 68 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 damage insurance representatives administered by the AMF.

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

Manitoba

Authorizations issued elsewhere in Canada

Corresponding certificate(s) in Québec

Requirements to be met

Level 2

Damage insurance agent (3a)

Damage insurance broker (4a)

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in damage insurance (pdf - 68 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 damage insurance representatives administered by the AMF.

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

Level 3

Damage insurance agent (3a)

Damage insurance broker (4a)

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in damage insurance (pdf - 68 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 damage insurance representatives administered by the AMF.

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

New Brunswick

Authorizations issued elsewhere in Canada

Corresponding certificate(s) in Québec

Requirements to be met

Class 2 Agent

Damage insurance agent (3a) only

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in damage insurance (pdf - 68 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 damage insurance representatives administered by the AMF.

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

Class 3 Broker

Damage insurance broker (4a) only

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in damage insurance (pdf - 68 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 damage insurance representatives administered by the AMF.

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

Class 4 Broker

Damage insurance broker (4a) only

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in damage insurance (pdf - 68 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 damage insurance representatives administered by the AMF.

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

Newfoundland And Labrador

Authorizations issued elsewhere in Canada

Corresponding certificate(s) in Québec

Requirements to be met

Property and casualty Insurance representative level 1

Damage insurance agent (3a)

Damage insurance broker (4a)

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in damage insurance (pdf - 68 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 damage insurance representatives administered by the AMF.

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

Property and casualty Insurance representative level 2

Damage insurance agent (3a)

Damage insurance broker (4a)

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in damage insurance (pdf - 68 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 damage insurance representatives administered by the AMF.

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

Property and casualty Insurance representative level 3

Damage insurance agent (3a)

Damage insurance broker (4a)

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in damage insurance (pdf - 68 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 damage insurance representatives administered by the AMF.

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

Nova Scotia

Authorizations issued elsewhere in Canada

Corresponding certificate(s) in Québec

Requirements to be met

Level 2

Damage insurance agent (3a)

Damage insurance broker (4a)

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in damage insurance (pdf - 68 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 damage insurance representatives administered by the AMF.

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

Level 3

Damage insurance agent (3a)

Damage insurance broker (4a)

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in damage insurance (pdf - 68 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 damage insurance representatives administered by the AMF.

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

Nunavut

Authorizations issued elsewhere in Canada

Corresponding certificate(s) in Québec

Requirements to be met

General insurance Agent

Damage insurance agent (3a)

Damage insurance broker (4a)

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in damage insurance (pdf - 68 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 damage insurance representatives administered by the AMF.

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

Ontario

Authorizations issued elsewhere in Canada

Corresponding certificate(s) in Québec

Requirements to be met

Agent

Damage insurance agent (3a) only

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in damage insurance (pdf - 68 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 damage insurance representatives administered by the AMF.

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

General Insurance Brokers entry level

Damage insurance broker (4a) only

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in damage insurance (pdf - 68 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 damage insurance representatives administered by the AMF.

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

Technical Only Registration-Unrestricted

Damage insurance broker (4a) only

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in damage insurance (pdf - 68 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 damage insurance representatives administered by the AMF.

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

Principal Broker-Unrestricted

Damage insurance broker (4a) only

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in damage insurance (pdf - 68 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 damage insurance representatives administered by the AMF.

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

Prince Edward Island

Authorizations issued elsewhere in Canada

Corresponding certificate(s) in Québec

Requirements to be met

Insurance agent - General insurance

Damage insurance agent (3a)

Damage insurance broker (4a)

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in damage insurance (pdf - 68 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 damage insurance representatives administered by the AMF.

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

Saskatchewan

Authorizations issued elsewhere in Canada

Corresponding certificate(s) in Québec

Requirements to be met

Level 1

Personal-lines damage insurance agent (3b)

Personal-lines damage insurance broker (4b)

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in damage insurance (pdf - 68 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 damage insurance representatives administered by the AMF.

Complete a 6-week probationary period in personal-lines damage insurance.

Note : If the applicant wishes to obtain a certificate as a commercial-lines damage insurance agent or broker, he must meet the same qualification requirements as those required for a Quebec applicant.

Level 2

Damage insurance agent (3a)

Damage insurance broker (4a)

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in damage insurance (pdf - 68 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 damage insurance representatives administered by the AMF.

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

Level 3

Damage insurance agent (3a)

Damage insurance broker (4a)

Pass the exam pertaining to legal concepts and legislation in damage insurance (pdf - 68 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 damage insurance representatives administered by the AMF.

Complete a 6-week probationary period, in personal-lines damage insurance.