Guilde des musiciens et des musiciennes du Québec
Montréal / 514.842.2866

Join the GMMQ

Eligibility criterias

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 or by mail to our Montreal Office : 5445, av. De Gaspé, bureau 1005, Montréal (Québec) H2T 3B2

Regular Member

  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or hold a work permit and a valid Social Insurance Number.

  • 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.

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.

  • Only permits accumulated in the last 2 years can be credited.

Band Member

It is also possible to register as a band. In order for the band members to get a discount on the initiation fees, the group must have a Website and a Facebook page that includes the name of all the band members.

Registration fees for Bands 


Membership & annual dues


  • Initiation fee: $195/person | $65 is returned to the AFM as initiation fees to the Federation (IFF)
  • Annual dues: $215/person | If joining after June 30: $107.50/person


  • Initiation fee: Free
  • Annual dues: $215/person | If joining after June 30: $107.50/person


  • Initiation fee: $50/person
  • Annual dues: $215/person | If joining after June 30: $107.50/person


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

All fees are tax deductible.


Fees and penalties policy 

Fees and penalties policy applicable to the payment of annual dues


Authorized payment method




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