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 registrants, 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 true copy of the photo page of your current passport, NEXUS card, Canadian citizenship card (issued prior to 2012), Canadian permanent resident card, or a Certificate of Indian Status (status card). Applicants are required to upload this document through their applicant dashboard.
  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 your document certified, take a clear photocopy of your document and ask a British Columbia registered P.Eng., P.Geo., P.L.Eng., P.L.Geo., or Notary Public to sign, date, and stamp it as a "true copy of the original".

After Applying

If you have further questions, you may find the answer on our Frequently Asked Questions.

Once all the required documents have been received, it takes approximately 5–7 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?

Find more information about application and registration fees on the Fee Schedule.

The application fee is waived if applying as an academic qualified EIT, GIT, MIT, ing jr, géo jr or stagiare in other province or territory.

Applicant must be transferring to Engineers and Geoscientists BC in the same registration category as their current registration.


After registration is granted, all registrants are subject to annual fees (prorated in the first year of registration).