Apply for Registration

Confirm Eligibility

You must have FPBC confirm that you meet the eligibility requirements before you apply for registration.

Prepare Your Application

You will be required to submit the following as part of your application for registration:

Official Transcripts

You must provide transcripts for all education programs you have completed.

Acceptable Transcripts

  • Option 1: If you have completed your education within Canada, arrange for official transcripts be sent to the FPBC registration department. If your credential has not yet been conferred, we may accept a letter from the academic institution you have attended, verifying that you have completed all requirements of your education program.
  • Option 2: If you have completed your education outside of Canada, you must submit an official Education Credential Assessment report as a component of your eligibility assessment. We will have this information on file if this step has already been completed.

Transcripts should be mailed to:

Registration Department
Forest Professionals BC
602 – 1281 W. Georgia St.
Vancouver, BC V6E 3J7

Resume

You must upload a current resume that outlines all relevant education and work experience completed to date.

Sponsor and Articling Agreement

You must identify an individual who is willing and authorized to sponsor you. Active practising and retired RPFs are authorized to sponsor people enrolled in the FIT, TFT, ASFIT, and ASTFT programs. Active practising and retired RFTs are authorized to sponsor people enrolled in the TFT and ASTFT programs.

Fees

There are two fees that you must submit as part of your application for registration:

  • enrolment fee; and

  • pre-payment of annual registration dues.

Apply Online

Once you have collected all your documents you can submit an application for registration.

Application Approval Process

Applications are approved once a month, at the end of each month. Processing of all applications begins upon their receipt. If you have not heard from us in four to six weeks with an update on the status of your application, please contact us at admissions@fpbc.ca.

To begin your application for registration, you will first need to create an FPBC account in our registrant portal. Click the button to access the portal and create an account.