Renewal of a teaching licence

Québec provisional teaching licences are valid for a maximum of five years. Teachers must have their licences renewed before they expire.

All applications for a renewal of a teaching licence must be accompanied by a Declaration Concerning a Judicial Record.

The renewal procedure varies according to the type of teaching licence.

Teaching permit

To obtain a renewal of your teaching permit, you must meet the conditions stated on the permit:

  • General education at the preschool, elementary and secondary: have passed the course on the Québec school system and earned the 12 credits in educational psychology indicated on your permit.
  • Vocational training at the secondary school level: have passed the course on the Québec school system.

Provisional teaching authorization

General education

Provisional teaching authorizations in general education may be renewed up to three times, for a maximum of five years.

Vocational training 

Provisional teaching authorizations for vocational training may be renewed up to three times, for a maximum of seven years.

Teaching authorization for vocational training

To obtain a renewal of your teaching authorization, you must meet at least one of the four conditions stated on the renewal application form.

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