The Notarial Practice in Quebec Today

Today, the notarial profession counts nearly 4,000 women and men across the province. With this marked presence throughout Quebec and their closeness to the community, notaries play an important role in society.

International Union of Notaries

The Chambre des notaires is one of the founding members of the International Union of Notaries, which promotes and coordinates notarial activity worldwide

History of the Notarial Practice

The notarial profession is not recent. It dates back to Europe almost 1,000 years ago. The notarial profession currently exists in nearly 66 countries, including France, Italy and Japan.