Apply with a degree in translation from outside Quebec (Certified Terminologist) - OTTIAQ

Apply with a degree in translation from outside Quebec (Certified Terminologist)

Degree in translation from outside Quebec (Certified Terminologist)

If you have completed a translation degree from outside Quebec, OTTIAQ will determine whether it can be considered equivalent to a recognized Quebec degree.

You must provide us with the following documents. Documents listed in italics are available in the admissions section of the Portal:

  • Comparative evaluation from the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (MIFI) if your degree is from outside Canada
  • Photocopy(ies) of your degree(s)
  • Photocopy(ies) of your university transcript(s)
  • Photocopy of your course descriptions
  • Photocopy of your secondary or post-secondary diploma, if applicable
  • Statutory declaration

To be certified, you will have to take our training on ethics, professional conduct and professional practice. This training can be completed entirely online and is mandatory for all new members. You can find the training on the OTTIAQ portal. The cost is $135 plus tax. After completing the training, you must also pay your dues to become a member of the Order.

Knowledge of the French language

Pursuant to section 35 of the Charter of the French Language, candidates must have appropriate knowledge of French in order to obtain certification. Refer to the section on the French exam for more information.

If you have any questions, please contact the Coordinator, Professional Affairs, at
514-845-4411, ext. 1225, ext. 1225 or by email.

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