What to Do in the Event of Death

Will Search with the Chambre des notaires

Applying for a Will Search by the Chambre des notaires du Québec

To request a will search by the Chambre des notaires du Québec, a person must complete the form Request for a Search of Will for the public, attach all required documents and either:

  • Send the form and documents by mail to the Search the Registers of Testamentary Dispositions and Mandateset des mandats of the Chambre des notaires du Québec, being sure to enclose the required payment; or
  • File the form and make the required payment in person at the office of the Chambre des notaires du Québec.
If the death occurred more than 30 days previously, an expedited search can be requested.
Communication of the search results
The applicant will receive by mail a search certificate that identifies, if any, the last will recorded in the register as well as the name and address of the notary who has possession of the will. That notary must be contacted to be able to consult the document or obtain a copy of it.

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