Reinstatement (EIT)

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Formerly registered Engineers-in-Training (EITs) with Engineers Nova Scotia who wish to become Active again should apply for Reinstatement.

If the former license was resigned, complete the Reinstatement – EIT Resigned application

If the former license was stricken, complete the Reinstatement – EIT Stricken application


Requirements for a complete EIT Reinstatement application:

  • Completed online application
  • Applicable fees and dues
    • An invoice will be generated in online account for any additional required fees and dues once the application is processed.
  • Detailed resume
    • Must include start and end dates for all engineering positions to date
  • Current, valid, government issued, photo identification with signature


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.