Professional Engineers (P. Eng.)
Professional Engineers are fully licensed individuals who have met the academic, experience and character requirements set out in the Act. A Professional Engineer is registered as either a Member (reside in Northwest Territories or Nunavut) or Licensee (resides elsewhere).
Professional Geoscientists (P. Geo.)
Professional Geoscientists are fully licensed individuals who have met the academic, experience and character requirements set out in the Act. A Professional Geoscientist is registered as either a Member (reside in Northwest Territories or Nunavut) or Licensee (resides elsewhere).
Members-in-Training are generally young engineers and geoscientists who have recently graduated. These may also be Engineers or Geoscientists who are currently working on gaining required experience. Academic qualifications have been reviewed and approved by the Board of Examiners. Only a registered MIT, working under the supervision of a professional, is allowed to use the title or variation of “engineer” or “geoscientist”.
Permit to Practice
A Permit to Practice is required for firms practicing engineering and geoscience in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. “Firm” means a partnership, a corporation, an association of persons and a sole proprietor (if incorporated). To become a Permit Holder, the firm must have at least one person registered to assume responsibility for the Permit. In most cases, there will need to be several individuals registered to assume responsibility for various disciplines. Please note that a copy of the Certificate of Incorporation or equivalent documentation should accompany all Permit applications.
Professional Engineers and Professional Geoscientists who are not practicing in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut and want to remain on the register may request a change in status to Non-Practicing. Non-Practicing Members and Licensees must show (Non-Practicing) after their designation. As a requirement to remain in the Non-Practicing category, at renewal each year Non-Practicing Members and Licensees must complete a declaration confirming they will not practice engineering or geoscience in the Northwest Territories and/or Nunavut without being reinstated to active status. Requests to switch to Active require a completed application form, a current resume, current valid government issued photo identification, and payment of the annual dues for the full year.
A member may apply to Council for Life Membership if they meet the requirements set out in the bylaws. They must have practiced in the Northwest Territories and/or Nunavut for more than 25 years. Life Members are not required to pay annual dues.
Retired Life Members will indicate (Retired) after their designation and not required to pay Annual Dues. Life Members who are practicing will need to complete an online renewal, pay Annual Dues, and submit an annual report on Continuing Professional Development.
Distinguished Life Members
Council, in its discretion by unanimous vote, may confer Distinguished Life Membership in NAPEG upon any member who has rendered signal service to the Association. Distinguished Life Members who are practicing will need to complete an online renewal, pay Annual Dues, and submit an annual report on Continuing Professional Development.
Council, in its discretion by unanimous vote, may confer Honorary Membership in NAPEG upon any person who has given eminent service to the profession. Honorary Members do not pay dues and do not have voting or practice rights.
NAPEG does not have a category of registration for a limited licence, temporary licence or provisional licence.