Use of representatives: Authorized representative membership number formats

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada staff. It is posted on the Department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

Canadian Provincial/Territorial Law Society Membership Number Formats
Law Society Format Example Notes
Law Society of British Columbia Numeric: number of characters varies 703492 Students assigned a number when called to Bar, which stays with them
Law Society of Alberta Numeric: maximum 6 digits, sequential as admitted 13456 Students assigned a number when called to Bar, which stays with them
Law Society of Saskatchewan Alphanumeric: “B” (for Barrister) and sequential number B-1000  
Law Society of Manitoba Numeric: Year of call followed by 3 digits 1999123  
Law Society of Upper Canada Alphanumeric: 5 numbers and 1 letter 00001-F  
Barreau du Québec Numeric: 7 numbers 1234567  
Law Society of New Brunswick Numeric: consecutive as admitted   Does not typically use member numbers, instead uses last name
Nova Scotia Barristers' Society Numeric: year of call to the Bar + 4 sequential numbers, assigned randomly 1999-0005  
Law Society of Prince Edward Island Numeric: same as admission date, yy-mm-dd 92-04-14 If 2 people admitted on same day (albeit rare) either a “1” or “2” will follow date
Law Society of Newfoundland Numeric: consecutive as admitted    
Law Society of Yukon Numeric: consecutive “roll numbers” starting at 1   No membership number, rather “roll numbers”
Law Society of the Northwest Territories Numeric: consecutive as admitted    
Law Society of Nunavut Numeric: year admitted and 3-digit roll number, consecutive as admitted 1999001 No longer uses phone number
Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC) Membership Number Format
Society Format Example Notes
ICCRC Alphanumeric: One letter followed by 6 numbers R400000
S700000
 
Chambre des notaires du Québec Membership Number Format
Society Format Example Notes
Chambre des notaires du Québec Alphanumeric: One letter followed by 4 numbers K1234  
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