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International Mobility - Hong Kong

Corporate Member of Hong Kong Institute of Engineers (HKIE) 

This application route applies only to an engineer who has been granted Corporate Membership by HKIE and has been admitted according to detailed assessments carried out by the HKIE but does not include applicants granted Qualification/Licensure through a third-party mutual recognition agreement or applicants who have been granted Corporate Membership by HKIE through the “Mature Route”. 


The following are required for this process:

  • Engineer-in-Training – Intl grad application and fee ($210 including tax)
  • Cover letter (may be in the form of an email sent to documents-academicreview@apegs.ca indicating that you are applying under the professional level Mutual Recognition Agreement with Hong Kong.  Please include your full name and membership number as they appear with the Hong Kong Institute of Engineers (HKIE). APEGS will contact HKIE directly to confirm that you are a member in good standing.
  • Original or certified/notarized copies of all university transcripts and certificates/diplomas or WES ICAP document by document assessment

Academic documents must be sent to APEGS by mail. Scanned or faxed copies are not acceptable.


If during the registration process APEGS discovers that an applicant or member may not meet the Good Character Guideline then action will be taken.

Lying or providing falsified documents will result in your application being frozen and forwarded to the Registrar's Advisory Committee (RAC) for consideration. The RAC can recommend that registration be denied based on issues of good character.

Application Process

Step 1: Submit Engineer-in-Training Application

Online application instructions for first time applicants who have never applied to APEGS in the past:

1)      Create an account with APEGS* and follow the instructions on screen: 


* If you have applied to APEGS in the past then you already have an account and you would not use this sign up page. You would go straight to your online profile by clicking “Login” on the top right corner of this page. If you don’t remember your former registration number/User ID with APEGS, please contact the APEGS office: 306-525-9547, toll free 1-800-500-9547, or apegs@apegs.ca.

2)      Check your email for “APEGS sign up verification” from APEGS apegs@apegs.caThe link in this email will take you to APEGS Central homepage and click on "Applications" tab which is on the left side of APEGS Central home page.

3)      Select “Apply Now”.

4)      Follow the instructions on screen to choose the correct application type (Engineer-in-Training - International graduate).


Member-In-Training Paper Application form

You may apply using the printed application form only if a company is paying the application fee by cheque or the company who is paying the application fee does not pay GST (such as Government of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Watershed Authority). Do not submit the paper application form if you apply on-line.

Step 2: Submit required documents

The required documents are listed above in the Requirements section. Some of the documents you submit directly to the APEGS office by mail. Others you will have to arrange for them to be sent from the appropriate organization as indicated.

Next Steps

Once you are approved as an engineer-in-training you will automatically be granted three years of international experience credit toward professional registration, then you must undertake a competency-based assessment to demonstrate the Canadian Experience Competencies (CECs). The Member-In-Training page explains the requirements a member-in-training must meet before they may apply as a professional member.


If you have any questions concerning the application process for mutual recognition agreements, please contact the Academic Review Assistant by email at questions-academicreview@apegs.ca.

Related Documents

Good Character Guideline

Related Links

Online application - account sign up page
(To access your account after you have signed up, click "Login" on the top right corner of the APEGS website)
FAQs Applicants

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