Épargne Placements Québec

Individuals

Individuals domiciled in Québec can open their first account with Épargne Placements Québec online by filling out the Become a member form.

To fill out the form, you will need your social insurance number.

Legal entities, estates, foundations and trusts

Épargne Placements Québec products are also available to legal entities (enterprises, condominium associations, etc.), estates, foundations and trusts domiciled in Québec.

In order to join Épargne Placements Québec, they must contact us by telephone, using the contact information on the How to reach us page. If you represent a legal entity, please have its Québec enterprise number on hand.

Book‑based system

When you open an account with Épargne Placements Québec, your savings products are held in a book‑based system. Registration in this system confirms ownership, in the name of the account holder, of the products registered in his securities portfolio.

Certain information entered in the system in the account holder’s file is used to authenticate his identity (and in certain cases that of his representative or attorney) when he wants to carry out transactions.

Accordingly, it is essential that the account holder check all information received from Épargne Placements Québec to ensure that the data entered in the system are accurate.