About Us

For 25 years, Notarius has been recognized as a leading expert in electronic signatures, digital signatures and the long-term reliability of electronic documents.


Who We Are

Established in 1996 by the Quebec Board of Notaries, Notarius provides solutions that safeguard the long-term reliability of electronic documents. Since our creation, we have positioned ourselves as a Canadian market leader that ensures the integrity and authenticity of official documents for transactions between a wide variety of professionals, business partners, clients, municipalities and government agencies.

We issue and manage trusted digital signatures. Digital signatures are designed to protect the public and enable professionals to sign electronic documents with the same legal value as a paper document signed by hand. Used by nearly 50 professional associations in Canada, more than 4,000 companies and tens of thousands of professionals across the world, our digital signatures are a secure, effective and economical solution that are now an integral part of many professions and organizations.

A Trusted Company With a Solid Expertise

For 25 years, digital signatures and document reliability have been our core focus. We provide solutions that ensure the long-term reliability of official documents.

We are the only Canadian firm that issues trusted digital signatures recognized by Adobe® and Microsoft®. We are certified eIDAS (electronic Identification Authentication and trust Services) and we figure prominently on the Adobe Approved Trust List. As digital trust pioneers, we are an active member of the Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC), the Federation of Trusted Third Parties (FNTC) and the PDF Association.

years of expertise
partnerships with professional associations
growth rate in the last 3 years
verified digital identities

Invested in our mission

Our mission is to provide solutions that ensure the long-term reliability of documents by guaranteeing their:

  • Integrity
  • Authenticity
  • Longevity
  • Signers’ identities

Stimulated by our vision

Our vision is to maintain our position as a leader in the legal reliability of official electronic documents.


Committed to our values

We put our values into action every day, whether it’s in the way we work or how we support our partners. These are the values that define us:

  • Commitment
  • Ambition
  • Respect
  • Exemplarity
  • Curiosity

Our Accreditations and Certifications


The electronic signature solutions offered by our certificate authority, based on a public key infrastructure, have been recognized and trusted by government agencies since 1998. In 2007, we became the first certificate authority in North America to be certified ISO 27001 for information security management. We have also been certified ISO 9001 for quality management since 2017.

Notarius has received an annual certification for being carbon neutral every year since 2013. Carbon neutral certification solidifies our commitment to fighting climate change by offsetting our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through projects supported by Planetair.

Certified as a Remarkable Employer® by the Bureau de normalisation du Québec (BNQ), we are proud to offer a quality work environment to our employees. We are also ranked as one of Montreal's Best Employers for 2019.

With revenues up 93% over the past three years, we have been named to The Globe and Mail’s 2021 and 2020 list of Canada’s Top Growing Companies. We are also on L’actualité magazine’s 2020 Leaders of Growth list, which highlights Quebec’s most prosperous, dynamic and influential companies.


Join Our Team

Working with us means joining a remarkable employer and a growing company that has stood out for its dynamism, innovation and strong values for more than 20 years.


Management Team

Patrick Drolet
President and CEO

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Nathalie Denis
VP – Finance and Administration

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Marc St-Jacques
VP – Sales and Digital Transformation
B.A. in Communication

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Board of Directors
Me Sylvie Tremblay

Notary Emeritus

Me Yvon Boily

Associate Co-Founder / Notaires Montréal s.e.n.c.r.l.

André Petitclerc

Investment Director / Investissement Québec

François Rainville

CEO / Averna

Me Maurice Paré

Associate Notary / Paré Pratte, Notaires

Daniel Blanche

President, IAS/ICD Certified Administrator / Azur Solutions

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