GEOSCIENTISTS REGISTERED ELSEWHERE
package is for geoscientists registered/licensed elsewhere in Canada who
wish to practice in Alberta.
a signatory to the Agreement on Mobility of Professional Geoscientists
within Canada which is designed to facilitate the mobility of geoscientists
within Canada. Mobility can be facilitated by improving and/or reducing
the documentation required and the registration process. APEGGA has made
changes in both areas. Registration fees have also been reduced for geoscientists
for registration is vested in the APEGGA Board of Examiners whose membership
consists of professional engineers, geologists and geophysicists and public
members. It recognizes the decisions made by other jurisdictions but:
the authority to review and approve all applications in Alberta;
the authority to investigate any application in further depth where it
appears the application has been approved under a different set of conditions
than those that would have been in place in APEGGA at the time of the
applicant's initial registration; and
the applicant has been previously assigned one or more requirements by
the Board, and, in the process of becoming registered by another Association,
those requirements have not been satisfied by the other Association, the
Board will normally require that they be satisfied before approving registration.
serve as either academic examiners or experience examiners. The academic
and experience examiners meet monthly with public members to consider
applications. The experience examiners meet as a group every 2 months
or more often as required to discuss complex cases. At least twice yearly
this same group of academic and experience examiners, and public members
reinforced with additional professionals, meets to discuss policy issues.
1) All applicants
- the Application
for Registration, including a resume (see Registration Criteria et al.)
fees (see Schedule). Do not submit annual dues. You will be invoiced
for annual dues once your application is approved.
the Application to Write the National Professional Practice Examination
(NPPE) plus the National Professional Practice Examination Literature
Order Form, or the Act, Regulations and By-laws Confirmation (see Registration
Criteria et al. - Knowledge of Law and Ethics)
acknowledges receipt of the above documentation in writing.
obtains confirmation of registration, copies of your transcripts, and
the basis of your registration from your home Association.
A copy of
the Confirmation of Registration form is included in this package for
4) The Board
of Examiners reviews the application and makes its decision.
5) You are
advised of the Board's decision in writing.
6) If applicable,
two weeks after the NPPE deadline, you will be sent further information
on the time, location and the admission slip for the examination.
multiple registration in engineering, geology and geophysics. You may
qualify in more than one by being academically and experientially qualified
in each. A General Application for Registration is available from either
the Edmonton or Calgary office or on our WebSite: www.apegga.org.
corporation, firm or association of persons wishing to practice engineering,
geology or geophysics in Alberta must obtain a corporate license issued
by APEGGA. This corporate license is commonly referred to as a Permit
to Practice. An application package for a Permit to Practice is available
from either the Edmonton or Calgary office or on our WebSite: www.apegga.org.