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To apply to be become an Engineer-in-Training in Nova Scotia, you must have a Bachelor of Engineering Degree that is: 


Requirements for a complete Engineer-in-Training application:

  • Completed EIT Online Application
  • Applicable application fee
    • An invoice for current year EIT dues will be generated in your online account for payment once your application is processed. 
  • Original transcript of marks sent from the University
    • by email to or
    • by mail to Engineers Nova Scotia, 1355 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1Y9
    • through the MyCreds (or equivalent) platform
  • A copy of degree certificate
    • Can be uploaded with application by the applicant
    • To apply before convocation, applicant must request that a letter be sent from the University Registrar's office to Engineers Nova Scotia confirming that degree requirements have been completed/met.
  • Detailed resume
    • Must include start and end dates for all engineering positions to date
  • Detailed engineering experience records 
    • ​Submitted to a mentor through the Mentorship Program
  • Current, valid, government issued, photo identification with signature


Detailed Experience Record Forms

EITs who have not met the 48-month experience requirement are required to document their engineering experience using the Detailed Experience Record Form(s). Experience records must be signed and submitted to Engineers Nova Scotia in six-month intervals.


Detailed experience record forms and information on how to complete them can be found on the Application Resources page.


Information on the Mentor Program can be found on the Mentor Program page.


Application Processing Time

  • An application is considered complete once all application requirements have been submitted. The length of time it takes to get to a completed application will vary by applicant.
  • Once an application is submitted, the online application portal and application status can be used to monitor outstanding requirements that must be submitted before an application can be considered complete.
  • Once an application is complete, applicants can expect to receive a decision on their application within three weeks.
  • Applicants are encouraged to utilize the online application portal and the application status feature to monitor the status and processing time for their particular application. 
  • Note: application processing time may vary based on office closures and staff availability/workload.