Request for Special Authorization

Special Authorization is issued to a geologist, geophysicist or geoscientist—who is authorized to practice in another jurisdiction—to enable him/her to carry out a professional assignment limited in time (up to one year) and in nature (specified project) in Quebec. You may request special authorization by completing Form AS-1.

This Form must include adequate details on the nature of the assignment, dates and client of the services of the geologist.

Documents to be provided

Member of a Canadian professional association

  • Form AS duly completed
  • Proof of professional liability insurance

Non-member of a Canadian professional association

  • Present form duly completed
  • Proof of professional liability insurance
  • Resume

In both cases, your home association will be called upon to provide a statement certifying your professional title, status and discipline record (good standing); this statement is to be transmitted directly by the association of origin.