Definition of the practice of Professional Geoscience
 
Requirements for Registration
 
Geoscience Knowledge Requirements
 
Geoscience Experience Requirements
 
Other Requirements for Licensure
 
PPE Exam
 
Internationally Trained Professionals
 

P.Geo Registration

Please refer to the relevant jurisdiction for specific information on this topic:
Alberta
British Columbia
Manitoba
New Brunswick
Newfoundland
Northwest Territories
Nova Scotia
Nunavut
Ontario
Quebec
Saskatchewan

In order to practice geoscience in Canada at a professional level, practitioners are required by law to register with, and be licensed by, the regulator of the profession in the province or territory in which they practice.

Geoscientists Canada is not a licensing body and it does not itself register or license practitioners. Geoscience practitioners should refer directly to the regulator in the jurisdiction in which they intend to practice to obtain information on registration and licensure.

The requirements for initial registration as a professional geoscientists are generally the same in each jurisdiction in Canada. However there are local differences and processes for application vary.   It is important to check with the particular jurisdiction for specific information on its requirement for initial registration.

Practitioners who are already registered and licensed in a Canadian jurisdiction who require re-licensure elsewhere in Canada due to transfer of practice, or because they practice in more than one jurisdictions and require additional licenses, are considered for re-licensure under the Inter-association Mobility Agreement and should refer to the section on national mobility.

 

 

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