Licensing with PEO

Become a P.Eng. / Requirements for Licensure

As a licence holder in the province, Ontario P.Engs are part of a community of more than 80,000 professionals committed to enhancing the quality of life, safety and well-being of all Ontarians.

To be granted a licence to practise professional engineering in Ontario, an applicant must:

  • be at least 18 years old;
  • be of good character;
  • meet PEO’s stipulated academic requirements for licensure (hold an undergraduate engineering degree from a Canadian Engineering Accreditation board (CEAB)-accredited program, or possess equivalent qualifications), and, if required, successfully complete anytechnical exams.
  • fulfill the engineering work experience requirements (demonstrate at least 48 months of verifiable, acceptable engineering experience, at least 12 months of which must be acquired in a Canadian jurisdiction under a licensed professional engineer); and
  • successfully complete PEO’s Professional Practice Examination (PPE).

Applicants are not required to be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant, making it easier for those from outside of Canada to apply for and obtain a licence. Application.

To find out more please visit the PEO Main Website at:


Our Chapter runs our licensing events 4 times a year with the west central region chapters. These are open to license recipients and family as well as members of the chapter for a fee.

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