Process in case of default

The deadline for reporting your continuing education hours is September 30 of each year.

Consequences of non-compliance with the obligations

Non-compliance with the obligation to report continuing education hours may result in:

  • the suspension or limitation of the right to engage in professional activities
  • the striking off the roll of the Order
  • the suspension or revocation of the public accountancy permit, if applicable.

$175 fee will be charged to members who fail to report the minimum number of hours required under the regulations by September 30 of each year.

Process in case of non-compliance with the requirements

Be sure to complete your continuing education hours by August 31 and to report them by September 30.

Passeport CPA

Deadline for completing your hours

August 31

Passeport Multi CPA

Deadline for reporting your hours

September 30

If you do not complete and report your hours, you will receive a first default notice and a $175 invoice. You will then have 30 days to ensure your file is in order and pay the late fee. If you fail to comply with this obligation, you will receive a final notice.

Passeport CPA

Default notice and invoice sent


Passeport Multi CPA

30 days to ensure your file is in order

Passeport Multi Usagers

Final notice


If your situation is still not corrected within the following 15 days, your public accountancy permit could be suspended, and, if applicable, your permit to practise could be suspended or limited, or you could be struck off the roll. The Executive committee makes the final decision.


Passeport CPA

Fifteen-day grace period

Possible decisions

Suspension of the public accountancy permit

Suspension or limitation of the right to practice

Striking off the roll

Passeport Multi Usagers

Executive committee meeting


Contact the Compulsory Continuing Education team by phone at 514 982.4641 or toll free at 1 800 363.4688 [2609], or by email at