What to Do in the Event of Death

Transfer of the right of ownership on an immovable (Québec Land Register)

Consulting the Land Register of Québec

You can consult the land register of Québec in either of the following ways:
  • Use the Registre foncier du Québec en ligne online service (in French only), or
  • Go to a Services Québec office who offers Land Register of Québec services or a Bureau de la publicité des droits to use the Registre foncier du Québec en ligne online service on a public computer.

You will have to provide one of the following pieces of information:

  • the registration number of the document you wish to view, or
  • the lot number, the name of the cadastre and the name of the registration division for the property in question
To obtain those information, you must either:
  • Use the Infolot online service (in French only) for lot numbers 1,000,000 and more
  • Consult the assessment rolls online
  • Contact the municipality where the property is located (to obtain the contact information for a specific municipality, use the Répertoire des municipalités online service).  
Client account
You do not have to have a client account to consult the land register of Québec. However, we recommend opening a client account if you plan to view land register documents frequently. 
To open a client account with the land register of Québec, go to the website of the online register and complete the Ouverture d’un dossier client form on the authentication page.
The system will give you a client identifier (file number) and inform you that a user code will be sent to you by email.
Consultation Hours
The online land register of Québec can be consulted at the following times:
  • Monday to Friday: 6:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. 
  • Saturday and Sunday: 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Consultation tools
The following consultation tools are available to assist you:  
  • Centre de relation avec la clientèle de l’information foncière
  • Interactive help
  • Registre foncier du Québec en ligne – Aide à la consultation
  • Manuel d'instructions pour transiger à distance avec le Registre (in French only)
  • Foire aux questions (a French-only FAQ)

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