17 Montrealers have been awarded the Ordre de Montréal insignia for 2024. Discover them!


Do you know an inspiring and committed Montrealer? Someone determined to improve the well-being of people, to promote sport, to foster the success of young people, or to propel scientific research? If so, submit their application in just a few clicks!


Your candidate must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Be born on the territory of the Montréal urban agglomeration
  • Reside or have resided within this same territory for at least 5 years
  • Carry out or have carried out professional activities within this same territory for at least 5 years

Nomination and supporters

Your candidate may be part of your personal, professional or community networks, or simply be a personality that you admire. Two other people must support the application.


Elected officials, political staff and employees and managers of municipal, provincial or federal government agencies; and members of the council of the Ordre can not be admitted to the Ordre nor can they put forward or support a nomination.


Eligible territory

The 19 boroughs of the city of Montréal, as well as Baie-D’Urfé, Beaconsfield, Côte-Saint-Luc, Dorval, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Hampstead, Kirkland, Montréal-Est, Montreal West, Mount Royal, Pointe-Claire, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Senneville, and Westmount.

Submit a new application

You must wait for two years before submitting a new application.

Nomination form

To nominate a candidate, simply fill out the form below. Recipients are announced in the spring of the following year.

For more informations, please contact the Secretariat of the Ordre at ordre@montreal.ca

Before beginning

Make sure to obtain the consent of the two persons supporting your nomination and gather the following information:


  • Eligibility
  • First and last names
  • Date, city and country of birth
  • Citizenship
  • Profession or main occupation
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • Mailing address
  • Achievements, contribution and awards

Evaluation criteria

1. Achievements 

Present the highlights of their career and any significant element of their activities outside the professional framework (volunteering, social or community involvement, involvement in a board of directors, etc.).

Give concrete and detailed examples of these achievements: scale, scope, innovative character. The council of the Ordre bases its analysis of the application on these key elements. Maximum : 500 words.

2. Contributions 

Demonstrate how they have contributed to Montréal’s development and influence. Maximum : 250 words.

3. Awards, mentions or other honours

Complete the chart with the main honours that they have received.

4. Optional documents

You can, if you wish, add a letter written by you or by the people supporting the nomination, or a resume of your candidate.

Two supporters

  • First and last names
  • Citizenship
  • Profession or main occupation
  • Place of residence
  • Phone number
  • Email address

Closing date

Applications received after October 31 of the current year will be considered for the next edition of the Ordre de Montréal.

Process of an application file

  1. 1Acknowledgments of receipt are sent out
  2. 2Preliminary analysis by the Secretariat of the Ordre
  3. 3Review of the file by the council of the Ordre
  4. 4Recommendations for the nomination of 17 new members are sent to the mayor of Montréal.
  5. 5Communication with the selected nominees
  6. 6Approval of the 17 recipients by the City’s executive committee
  7. 7Invitations to the Ordre’s official presentation ceremony are sent out

Do you know a member of the Ordre de Montréal who has accomplished great things in recent years?

You can put forward a promotion request to a higher rank 5 years after their nomination to the Ordre. Complete the nomination form and describe these new accomplishments.

How to write a good nomination?

Make their accomplishments shine! Why do they deserve recognition?

  • they stand out for their leadership, their sense of innovation or their creativity;
  • they are involved in the community;
  • they are a source of inspiration in their field;
  • they generate a positive impact on society.

Explain and give specific and concrete examples of their exceptional qualities, contribution and commitments.