The regulatory authority sets the requirements for certification, licensing, or registration to work in regulated occupations. It is responsible for defining the assessment process described above and for the ultimate recognition of your professional qualifications.
In addition to an assessment of your academic and professional qualifications, you may also have to complete other requirements to obtain a licence to practise or certificate of qualification. These could include:
- examinations to test your knowledge and competencies;
- proof of language proficiency;
- criminal record check;
- Canadian work placement or practicum;
- reference check or proof of professional standing;
- orientation course or bridging program; and/or
- additional academic or professional requirements.
Use the information below to contact the regulatory authority in the province or territory in which you wish settle. It can provide detailed information on the requirements to obtain a licence to practise.