Professional Member 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 your myAPEGA portal. If any documents are missing, they will be listed as not received or incomplete. To provide missing documents, email [email protected].



Have you completed all of the following?

checkPersonal 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
    • Citizenship and permanent residency
    • 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.
  • You will be required to provide proof of identity. You can provide:
    • Birth Certificate
    • Legal Name Change

checkAcademic 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.

checkName Changes

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

checkCitizenship & Permanent Residency

Read about citizenship and permanent residency requirements

  • Upload a copy of at least one of the following:
    • Canadian birth certificate (both sides)
    • valid Canadian passport
    • valid Canadian Permanent Resident Card
    • Canadian citizenship certificate

checkCharacter 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.

checkWork Experience

Engineering Applications

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

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].

check English-Language Competency

Read about English-language competency requirements

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

check 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 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