Ontario Bound International Engineering Graduates (IEG)
IEGs can start the licensure process before or after landing in Canada:
Before landing in Canada, IEGs can:
Submit an Application for Licence to the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO).
Professional Engineers Ontario
101-40 Sheppard Avenue West,
- Time: IEG applicants will be contacted within 6-8 weeks after PEO receives their completed Application package.
- Application Fee: CAN$300 + tax = CAN$315.00
- Contact Academics@peo.on.ca
Within six months from landing in Canada, IEGs can:
Apply for a P.Eng. licence through the Financial Credit Program, if qualified, the initial application fees will be waived through this Program. For more information, visit the PEO Web site.
Please read the Application for Licence and collect the following documents to support your application for a P.Eng. licence:
- Original transcripts, diplomas, degrees and/or certificates;
- A copy of the thesis abstract for any postgraduate degree or degrees;
- Course descriptions of the subjects taken during their engineering education; and
- Work experience summary.
Note 1) Copies of the original documents will be accepted if the copies are signed and certified as a true copy of the original by a Canadian professional engineer (with licence number) or a notary public of Ontario.
Note 2) Applicants may also bring their originals and copies to PEO’s office for verification.
Note 3) If original transcripts, diplomas, degrees, certificates and/or abstracts are not issued by the institution in English, English translations must be prepared by a certified translator of the Association Association of Translators and Interpreters of Ontario (ATIO), or by a Canadian professional engineer who must certify that he or she is fluent in both languages.
Graduates of Canadian or American universities must submit their academic transcripts showing the date the degree was conferred.
Note: all academic documents issued by Canadian and/or American institutions must be sent to PEO directly by the institution issuing the documents. Photocopied transcripts and/or student-issued transcripts from those institutions are not acceptable.