The work of engineers impacts our daily lives, the consequences of which can be dire if not done correctly. That is why the Professional Code provides several measures to help the OIQ protect you.
In order to practice engineering, a person must:
Without this insurance, it is illegal to practice engineering in Quebec. Find out how it helps protect you.
Regular inspection of engineers’ work ensures that the profession’s highest standards are maintained. Find out more.
Our members’ continuing education requirements are a guarantee of competence. Read more about it.
An engineer seal and signature certify that a document is completed by a professional engineer in good standing. Find out how.
Monitoring illegal practice and the use of the title of “engineer” is one of the mechanisms the OIQ uses to ensure the protection of the public. Find out more.
This independent tribunal hears complaints against engineers (both practicing and non-practicing) for violations of professional laws. Learn more about its role.
All recent decisions and rulings are online. Check them out!
You can apply to the OIQ for conciliation if you and an engineer disagree about the cost of an invoice. Find out how.
The Office of the Syndic ensures that the ethical obligations of engineers are respected. Learn how.
Please feel free to consult the FAQ. It contains much information for the general public.