Licensee Application Checklist

APEGA requires you to provide various documents to complete your application. Your application will not be reviewed by the APEGA Board of Examiners until all documents have been received.

You can check the status of your application or update your contact information by logging in to the myAPEGA portal. If any documents are missing, they will be listed as not received or incomplete. To provide any missing documents, email [email protected].

Have you completed all of the following?

 Personal Identification

  • All of your documents must include your full name and APEGA ID number. You'll be assigned an APEGA ID number once you start your application.
    • Transcripts
    • Name change
    • Character declaration
    • Work Experience Record
    • English language competency
    • Post-graduate degree work experience
  • Make sure your application includes your current phone number, mailing address, and email address.
  • If born outside of Canada but not a Permanent Resident or Canadian Citizen you must provide:
    • A copy of your valid non-Canadian passport
  • If your full legal name is different from your birth certificate, PR Card, Confirmation of Permanent Residence, or Canadian Citizenship document, you must also include:
    • A copy of the Legal Change of Name or Marriage Certificate
    • Not acceptable proof of identity: Driver's Licence

 Academic Records

Read about academic documentation

Canadian Graduates

  • Include transcripts from academic institutions that clearly show
    • program of study
    • graduation date
    • all courses taken
    • marks received
  • Transcripts must also be provided for any transfer credits.

International Graduates

  • Have a World Education Services ICAP report sent to APEGA.

 Name Changes

  • Include any legal name change documents or a marriage certificate, if applicable.

 Character Declaration

Read about the good character and reputation form

  • Complete the character declaration when filling out the online application.
  • Upload all relevant documents before submitting the form.

 Work Experience Record

Engineering Applications
Started On or After May 2, 2018

 Read about the Competency-Based Assessment Tool 

  • Complete the Competency-Based Assessment Tool (CBAT) when filling out the online application.
  • If you require a change on the document after you have submitted your application, email your request to [email protected]

Geoscience Applications
or Engineering Applications Started Before May 2, 2018

Read about the Work Experience Record
  • Complete the Work Experience Record (WER) when filling out the online application.
  • If you require a change on the document after you have submitted your application, email your request to [email protected]

 English Language Competency

Read about English competency

Only required if English was not the language of instruction for your undergraduate degree.

  • Upload one of the following:
    • TOEFL results
    • One- to three-page, handwritten letter

 Post-graduate Degree Work Experience Credit (Optional)

Read about engineering post-graduate degree work experience Read about geoscience post-graduate degree work experience 

If you are submitting post-graduate degree work experience, each of the following must be completed:

Sent directly to APEGA

  • An official copy of your post-graduate transcript, sent directly from your institution to APEGA
  • A letter of recommendation from your thesis or project supervisor, written on university letterhead, and sent directly from your supervisor to APEGA

Included in your application

  • A PDF document of your title page, abstract, conclusions, and recommendations sections of your thesis or project
  • An entry page on your Work Experience Record covering the period of your post-graduate study