The application process applies to foreign-trained applicants and to those who have graduated from educational programs in Canada that are not accredited by the Canadian Forestry Accreditation Board (CFAB). This process is administered by the Canadian Federation of Professional Foresters Associations (CFPFA) and its members: the provincial forestry regulatory bodies.
The Applicant's Manual describes how the assessment procedure works, the steps to take to enter professional forestry practice in Canada and the information and documents required when making an application.
This 5 minute orientation video provides an overview of the application process. Please contact the regulatory body in the anticipated province of practice if you have further questions.
Persons considering applying for certification as a professional forester in Canada must contact the regulatory body in the anticipated province of practice (click on the map) before starting the application process.