Engineers and Geoscientists BC

Apply if You Are an Engineering Registrant Elsewhere in Canada

If you are already registered as an engineer-in-training (EIT), professional engineer (P.Eng.), or professional licensee engineering (P.L.Eng.) with another Canadian regulator, you can apply for registration in BC through a streamlined process. Applying for registration in BC will not affect your status with the other Canadian regulator.

If you are a P.Eng. applying for registration with Engineers and Geoscientists BC and are registered or licensed elsewhere in Canada, you can also apply for your professional registration or licence with Engineers Nova Scotia, Engineers PEI, and/or Engineers Yukon using the same application form. Registrant-related fees will be charged by each province/territory.

Expedited Registration for Those Previously Registered with Engineers and Geoscientists BC

If you are a former registrant of Engineers and Geoscientists BC and have maintained registration in another Canadian jurisdiction, your reinstatement application will be further expedited, and your requirements will be reduced.

Former Engineers and Geoscientists BC registrants, please see Category 2 on the Registration Reinstatement page.

How to Apply

Apply for registration in BC through our online portal.

Apply for Registration

Required Documents

You will need to provide the following documents to apply for registration in BC:

  • A completed online application
  • Certified copies of two pieces of government-issued identification (ID). Both pieces of ID must contain your full legal name and be valid (i.e., not expired) at the time of registration. At least one piece of ID must contain your photo. Please refer to the Guideline on Certified Identification Documents for a list of acceptable certifying officials and the steps for ID certification. Please upload the certified copies of the two pieces of ID as a single PDF on the application dashboard.
  • A resumé (only if you are applying for P.L.Eng.)


See our Fees page to find out the current application fee.

Application Review

For EIT and P.Eng. applications, it will take us approximately five to seven business days to review your application and grant registration after we have received all the required documents.

For P.L.Eng. applications, it will take us up to four months to review and grant registration.

Check Your Application Status

If we approve your application, we will send you a notification email, a seal (for P.Eng. and P.L.Eng. applicants) and your certificate of registration.

Still have questions? View Registration FAQs.

For further inquiries, please contact us at [email protected] or 604.412.4856.