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Land Registry Offices in Quebec
Quebec Quick Facts
QUEBEC Quick Facts
"Quebec" came from an Algonquin word meaning "narrow passage". It described where the St. Lawrence River narrowed (at Quebec City).
Area: 1,542,056 km sq
Joined Confederation: 1867
Capital City: Quebec City
Provincial Flower: Blue Flag
In Quebec the Registry offices are now called Bureau de la publicite' des droits (rough translation being Registry of publication of rights)
Entering a transaction or a contract in the Land register of Québec results in making public the rights of a sale, mortgage, servitude, and so on, that a natural person or a legal person holds on an immovable (hence the term publication of rights).
There are 73 registry offices / Bureau de la publicite' des droits in the Land register of Québec.
The Québec government is updating Québec's cadastre system by providing an accurate computer-based depiction of the 3.5 million private properties within the territory of the province. Each parcel will be given a Property Identification Number. Completion date is projected to be 2011.
Quebec State of Tenure: Land book and Cadastral Map (parcelized System)
Are historic title records computerized? In progress
Are current title documents computerized? Yes
Are current documents available online? Yes
Is electronic registration available? Yes (by e- mail) as well as in paper format
To order a title search contact a title searcher