Trainee Elsewhere in Canada


About this Category

Being a current registrant or licensee with another Canadian Association/Ordre allows you to more easily gain registration with Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia. Becoming a registrant with Engineers and Geoscientists BC does not affect your status with other Canadian Associations/Ordre.

Former Engineers and Geoscientists BC trainees, please see Reinstatement of Status.
EITs can learn more in the Guide to EIT Registration.
GITs can learn more in the Guide to GIT Registration.

Who can Apply

Engineers-in-training (EIT), geoscientists-in-training (GIT) or junior engineers/ingénieurs juniors who are current members in good standing with another Canadian Association/Ordre.

How to Apply

Applications are made through the Online Application tool.


Application Process

  1. A completed application.
  2. Certified proof of Citizenship  (citizenship card, birth certificate or current Canadian passport) or Permanent Resident Status.
  3. Confirmation of registration: Engineers and Geoscientists BC will contact your indicated provincial/territorial Association(s)/Ordre. During the application process, you will be required to disclose your registration details for each of the Canadian Associations/Ordres you are registered with.

* To have a copy certified, make a photocopy of your document (citizenship card, birth certificate or current passport) and ask a P.Eng., P.Geo., P.E., or Notary Public to sign and stamp it as a "true copy of the original".  

After Applying

Once all the required documents have been received, it takes approximately five to seven business days to review your application.

For information about checking the status of your application please see Application Status.

Upon registration with Engineers and Geoscientists BC, you will be sent a notification email and a certificate.

How Much Does it Cost?

  •  All prices are subject to GST
What When Amount

Academically-qualified EIT, GIT, MIT, ing jr,géo jr or stagiare in other province or territory (application fee is waived)
Applicant must be transferring  to Engineers and Geoscientists BC in the same registration category as their current registration.

Annual Fee EIT or GIT Prorated, paid after registration $276.00