Apply for a General Licence

To apply for a Condominium Management General Licence, you must already hold a Limited Licence or Transitional General Licence and will need to provide the following information:

1. Names and date of birth

This includes your legal name, details about a name change (if applicable) and the name requested for the certificate of licence. You are permitted to be licensed under your complete legal name or one or more of your given names in correct order, followed by your surname. You may also substitute a given name for an initial, short form, or a name by which you are commonly known.

2. Addresses

This includes your mailing address, email address and, if applicable, information related to any dwelling that you use to carry-out condo management business. You will be asked for the contact information of the owner/person who controls access to this dwelling.

3. Condo management work experience

For every condo management employment situation within the past five years, including self-employment, you will need to provide names, addresses, start/end dates, duration of employment, references and a description of your duties. If you currently work for two or more condo management firms, you must have written consent to do so from these employers. You require two or more years (2,920 hours) of experience providing condo management services within the previous five years for this licence.

If you are progressing from a Limited Licence to a General Licence, you must also have completed specific activities under the supervision of one or more Supervising Licensees:

  1. Planned and participated in meetings of the board of directors of a client.
  2. Planned and participated in meetings of owners, including at least one annual general meeting within the meaning of the Condominium Act, 1998. 
  3. Participated in the preparation of a budget for a condominium corporation that the applicant has presented to the Board of Directors of a client. 
  4. Interpreted financial statements for a client prepared under section 66 of the Condominium Act, 1998 and presenting them to the Board of Directors of the client. 
  5. Prepared and presented reports to the Board of Directors of a client. 
  6. Overseen the maintenance or repair of units, common elements within the meaning of the Condominium Act, 1998, or any client assets.

4. Education Requirements

You will need to provide the information on the college or company where you took any courses developed by the Association of Condominium Managers of Ontario (ACMO). If the coursework was completed through a company, you will be asked for the contact information of a person who can validate your education.

If you completed some or all the courses at a college and you have not successfully completed the Registered Condominium Manager (RCM) exam or challenge exams, then you will need to contact your college and advise them to send your transcripts to the CMRAO:

P.O. Box 48087 RPO Davisville
Toronto, ON M4S 3C6

5. Police Record Check

You must submit a police record check dated no earlier than six months before you submit your licence application.  You can request your criminal record check before you start your licence application.

6. Financial Responsibility and Good Character Information

You will be asked to provide information and documentation for any bankruptcies, unpaid judgments, employment terminations, suspended or revoked licences, or charges, findings of negligence and any current investigations.

7. Fees

To submit your application, you will need to pay the $150 application fee. You will not be able to submit your application without paying this fee online by credit card or Interac. 

Once your application has been reviewed and approved, you will be required to pay the $405 initial licensing fee for a General Licence. This is pro-rated to cover the 8-month period from November 1, 2017 to June, 30, 2018. This fee can be paid online by credit or debit.

The annual licensing fee for a General Licence is $607.

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