Applying for equivalence with the Barreau du Québec
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Applying for equivalence with the Barreau du Québec

To obtain a temporary restrictive permit or a full permit (foreign lawyers or jurists) to become a member of the Barreau du Québec and be authorized to practice law in Quebec, you must apply for equivalence.

How to apply

Before applying for equivalence to become a lawyer in Quebec, please read the Information Document for Applications for Equivalence Recognition by Foreign Lawyers or Jurists.

You must then complete the Application for Equivalence Recognition by a Foreign Lawyer or Jurist and return it to the Barreau together with the relevant documents.

Recognized courses

For the purpose of diploma equivalence, a list of courses recognized by the Equivalences Committee of the Barreau du Québec is available.

Any questions?

Info-Barreau
Tel.: 514 954-3411 or toll-free 1 844 954-3411
Email: infobarreau@barreau.qc.ca