Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRAs) can be established between two or more countries to permit the recognition of credentials (academic and/or professional) and are intended to foster mobility for engineers looking to practice in other jurisdictions.
Engineers Canada has entered into professional-level MRAs with engineering organizations in the following countries: Australia; France; Hong Kong, China, Ireland and the United States (Texas only).
Mutual Recognition of Qualified/Licensed Engineers by the Jurisdictions of Australia and Canada to Facilitate Mobility
Mutual Recognition Agreement for Practice as a Professional Engineer (The Parties: Commission des Titres d’Ingénieur (CTI) for France, Conseil National des Ingénieurs et Scientifiques de France (CNISF), and the Canadian Council of Professional Engineers (CCPE) for Canada
- Hong Kong, China:
Mutual Recognition of Qualified/Licensed Engineers by the Jurisdictions of Canada and Hong Kong to Facilitate Mobility
Mutual Recognition of Registered/Licensed Engineers by the Jurisdictions of Ireland and Canada to Facilitate Mobility
- Nevada, United States:
Memorandum of Understanding to Advance the Mobility of Professional Engineers
- Texas, United States:
NAFTA Mutual Recognition Document
For information on whether a mutual recognition agreement is recognized in a specific Canadian province or territory, consult with the individual Canadian engineering regulatory bodies.