Submitting Complaints Against Unlicensed Individuals & Companies | APEGA

Submitting Complaints Against Unlicensed Individuals & Companies

APEGA regulates the practices of engineering and geoscience in Alberta through the Engineering and Geoscience Professions Act. Individuals and companies must be licensed by APEGA to provide engineering and/or geoscience services in Alberta.

Before submitting a complaint, you must confirm that the person or company is not licensed by APEGA. Search the name in our Member and company directories

If the person or company is licensed, please follow our investigation process to submit a complaint.

Submission Process

For APEGA to review your complaint, you may include evidence that the person or company is using reserved titles, terms, or designations or is practising engineering and/or geoscience in Alberta without a licence. 

You do not need to provide originals. We will accept photocopies, photographs, and screen captures.

Examples of evidence include:

  • business cards 
  • company directories
  • listings in phonebooks or other public directories
  • newspaper, magazine, or other advertisements
  • websites or social media pages
  • emails or documents that can be shared publically

Email your complaint and supporting evidence to compliance@apega.ca or send to APEGA’s Edmonton office attention Compliance Department. 

You can submit your complaint anonymously.