Canadian Land Surveyors

Commissioned Land Surveyor in another Canadian jurisdiction

If you are licensed as a land surveyor in another Canadian jurisdiction, you may qualify as a Land Surveyor Associate in British Columbia.

In accordance with Mutual Recognition Agreements consistent with the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) and the Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement (TILMA) between the governments of Alberta and British Columbia, Land Surveyor Associates may write a jurisdiction examination designed to test their level of jurisdictional knowledge.

If you are a land surveyor in another Canadian jurisdiction, you may apply to become a Land Surveyor Associate in British Columbia.

For information on the jurisdictional examination, please see ABCLS Board Policy 6.11

Please note that the jurisdictional examination will be administered in accordance with Board Policy 6.11 commencing Spring 2019. In the interim, the jurisdictional exam will continue to be administered in an online format and in accordance with the mutual recognition agreements entered into by the ABCLS.