MCLE - Quebec

Detailed jurisdiction information about MCLE regulations and general information accreditation of ABA CLE events, webinars, teleconferences, and on-demand CLE courses

MCLE Requirements

Credit hours required: 30 hours per reporting period

Specialty credits required: None

Length of reporting period: 2 years

Compliance date: March 31

Compliance group:
 All attorneys

Reporting date: April 30

Minutes per credit hour: 60 minutes, rounded down to the nearest quarter hour.

Limit on credit hours for recorded programs: No limit. Attorneys can earn all CLE hours via recorded programs.

Attendance Reporting Procedure: Attorneys must self-report completion of CLE requirements each reporting period through the training statement. Neither the ABA nor attorneys send certificates of attendance to the Québec Bar.

Approval of ABA Programs

The ABA applies for accreditation of select programs on a program-by-program basis and is generally approved for the following formats.

Approved ABA Live Program Formats
Live, in-person meetings (e.g., National Institutes)
Live Webinars and Teleconferences

Approved ABA CLE Product Formats
On-Demand Online courses

Recorded audio/video programs are approved for the reporting period within which the program was originally produced/recorded. Attorneys may not use a product for credit in Québec that was produced in a prior reporting period.

Contact Information

Maison du Barreau
445, boulevard Saint-Laurent
Montreal, Québec H2Y 3T8
(514) 954-3460, ext 3139 / (800) 361-8495, ext 3139

A Note About MCLE Credit

The content on this page is for informational and educational purposes only. Each state has its own rules and regulations indicating what qualifies for CLE credit.  Certain programs, subjects, and formats may not receive credit in some states and there may be specific rules regarding who may earn credit or the maximum number of credit hours that may be earned with specific formats.  Please contact your state MCLE regulatory entity for specific questions about your MCLE rules.