Conditions and Rates

Want to join the GMMQ?
Here are the eligibility criteria for our three member categories:


} STUDENT MEMBER

  • Be under 25 years old and enrolled in a study program at a reputed post-secondary educational institution.
  • fill the form Proof of enrollment (Academic attendance) and send it to us by email to membres@gmmq.com or by mail to our Montreal Office : 505 René-Lévesque blvd West, suite 900, Montréal (QC) H2Z 1Y7.

} REGULAR MEMBER
  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
• Be a professional musician within the meaning of the Act respecting the professional status and conditions of engagement of performing, recording, and film artists – i.e. offering their services as a musician for a fee.

BAND MEMBER
It's also possible to register as a band. Band members will get a discount on the initiation fees. For more information, please contact the Member Services at 514 842-2866 (1 800 363-6688)

} PERMIT-HOLDING MEMBER
A musician can become a permit-holding member of the GMMQ, i.e. get a temporary work permit to practice.
• A permit-holding member can become a regular member at any time.
• At that point, accumulated permits are credited toward membership dues.
• Permit accumulation is cancelled after a two-year break.
For more information about permits, please contact Member Services:

Montreal Area

Member Services

Tel. : (514) 842-2866, ext 245

[Toll-free] 1-800-363-6688

Fax : (514) 842-0917

 


MEMBERSHIP DUES


Regular Initiation fee: $195 [$65 is returned to the AFM as initiation fees to the Federation (IFF)]
Annual dues: $205 / If joining after June 30: $102.50
Student Initiation Fee: Free
Annual dues: $205 / If joining after June 30: $102.50
Band Initiation Fee: $50
Annual dues: $205 / If joining after June 30: $102.50
Permit-holding 

The permit fee is calculated according to the GMMQ's minimum standards or the applicable agreement.

All fees are tax deductible.

 

AUTHORIZED PAYMENT METHOD


•    Credit card, debit, check, or cash
•    Pre-authorized debit (PAD) [Download the PAD form, complete it, and return it along with a voided check]
Read the policy for the payment by PAD
•    Internet services and at a Caisse Populaire Desjardins counter