Designation of Property as a Principal Residence

To use this service Access Service
Purpose of the service

To designate property as a principal residence

  • Individuals
  • Individuals in business (self-employed persons)
Conditions for use
  • Be registered for My Account
  • Be resident in Québec
  • Be designating property located in Canada as a principal residence
  • Have lived in Canada for the entire time you owned the property
  • Have ordinarily inhabited the property (you, your spouse, your ex-spouse or your child must have ordinarily inhabited the property)
  • Have sold the property you are designating as a principal residence
  • Not be required to report a capital gain on the property because the designation applies to either of the following:
    • every year that you owned the property 
    • the year a real servitude encumbering the property was established 
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