The CMRAO issues four types of licences :

Each licence has specific qualifications, application requirements, conditions and obligations. Individual condo managers and condo management companies also need a licence.

Some people may be exempt for from licensing if they are providing services within the authority of their profession (for example, lawyers, engineers, architects, accountants). Find out more information about those exempt from licensing.

When and how to apply

On November 1, 2017, the CMRAO will begin licensing condo management providers (companies) and managers. You have until January 29, 2018 to make an application, after which date it will be illegal to provide condo management service without a licence, or proof that you have applied for a licence.

The right licence for you

The CMRAO issues three types of licenses depending on your level of experience and education in condo management. The fourth type of licence is for condo management companies.

Education requirements

The  requirements for each licence vary depending on the education that an individual has obtained prior to November 1, 2017.

Application instructions

Individuals and companies providing condo management services can apply for a licence on the CMRAO website beginning November 1, 2017. After January 29, 2018, no person or firm can legally provide condo management services unless they have a licence or have submitted a licence application.

Licensing exemptions

Some people may be exempt from licensing if they are providing services within the authority of their profession.

Licence renewal

All Condo Manager and Condo Management Provider licences must be renewed annually. The licence year runs from July 1 to June 30, so the deadline to complete the renewal is June 30.

Role of a condo manager

Condo corporations may hire a condo manager (or a condo management company) to oversee the corporation’s day-to-day operations. The manager is accountable to the condo corporation.