Who can obtain an RBQ license?
The Licence of the Régie du bâtiment du Québec is issued to persons who deal with the management of a construction company. It concerns the company’s right to carry out or have carried out, and therefore to manage, construction work.
The RBQ contributes to ensuring the quality of construction, renovation or installation of certain equipment. For this purpose, it delivers the licenses appropriate for contractors and owner-builders, all under certain conditions.
In order to act as a general contractor, you must provide a bond of $20,000, or $10,000 for a sub-category of specialized contractor. As a general rule, suretyship is provided by means of an individual or collective suretyship insurance policy issued in the name of the Régie du bâtiment du Québec.
The easiest way is to have a company registered in the Quebec Enterprise Register (REQ). 3. Obtaining a bond In order to act as a general contractor, you must provide a bond of $20,000, or $10,000 for a sub-category of specialized contractor.
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