Who's eligible

Internationally educated technology professionals

Graduates of a technology, science or engineering diploma or degree program offered by educational institutions outside Canada and have a minimum of two years work experience in a technology or engineering-related occupation are eligible to apply for certification.  

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International applicants requirements checklist

Scan and save in PDF format the following documents to be uploaded with your online application:   

  • Status in Canada: citizen or permanent resident or an applicant for a visa to immigrate to Canada;
  • A transcript of grades showing you graduated from a diploma or degree program in technology or science or engineering; 
  • A curriculum vitae or resume that includes you employment history; 
  • A job description for your current or most recent employment in a technology-related occupation. 

You will also be required to provide the names and e-mail addresses of a minimum of 3 people who can provide a reference of your technical competence. When you submit your application you will need to pay the non-refundable application fee. Further information on the application requirements is available as you progress through the application process. 








Additional requirements:

  • Any documents in a language other than English or French require an official translation at  your cost. 
  • The transcript of your education qualification(s) must be verified by a foreign credential evaluation service in Canada. Further information is available in the application process. 
  • When your application is submitted, you will be notified of the requirement to complete a professional practice and ethics online study module and examination.  
  • Although your application may be processed prior to arriving in Canada, it is only upon arrival in Canada that your certification and registration as a technician, technologist or technical specialist may be granted.