Certn discovers and provides easy access to published civil, criminal and penal judicial records from the Quebec courthouses and municipal courts.

Société québécoise d'information juridique (SOQUIJ) records do not include the Montréal Municipal court. This has no impact on criminal conviction information and minor impacts on summary/civil infraction information.

SOQUIJ records are only available in French.


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This check is available for a quickscreen


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This check isn't available by default. Contact our support team to enable it on your account.


Please note that SOQUIJ will return records with exact matches for the provided name and date of birth.

Request flag

Include this flag in the body of your request:


Invite parameters

To invite an applicant to complete a screen, include this parameter in the body of your request:

  • email

See all available Application parameters

Quickscreen parameters

To complete a quickscreen, include these parameters in the body of your request:

Make sure to obtain the proof of consent from your applicant before running the quickscreen.

Example request

    "request_soquij": true,
    "email": "",
    "information": {
        "first_name": "Andrew",
        "last_name": "McLeod",
        "date_of_birth": "1987-03-04",
    "position_or_property_location": {
        "location_type": "Gig Location"


Report field: soquij_result

Older accounts may list SOQUIJ results as unstructured records. To get the updated report format, contact your customer success representative.

Test data

Send SOQUIJ requests with the following data on our demo environment to retrieve our pre-filled report.

First nameLast nameDate of birth




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