License Holders & Members
PEGNL provides information and services to license holders and members to assist them in meeting their obligations under the Engineers and Geoscientists Act, 2008.
All license holders are required to meet PEGNL’s Continuing Professional Development Requirements. To support license holders in meeting these requirements, PEGNL offers online Ethics & Professionalism Courses and provides information on other professional development offerings.
If you have a concern about the competence or professionalism of a licensed engineer or geoscientist, or a company holding a PEGNL Permit to Practice, or if you notice someone who is not a licensed engineer or geoscientist practicing or using restricted titles, you should report these issues to PEGNL.
PEGNL publishes practice standards and guidelines to educate its license holders and the public about matters of professional practice.
PEGNL’s member portal can be used to renew individual memberships and permits to practice, update contact information, record professional development, and update permit insurance documents.
Discipline & Enforcement
Any person who has a concern about the competence or professionalism of an individual licensed engineer or geoscientist, or a company holding a PEGNL Permit to Practice, should raise this concern with PEGNL.
Compliance & Enforcement
An individual engaged in the practice of engineering or geoscience in Newfoundland & Labrador requires a PEGNL license to practice.Learn More
Submitting a Complaint
You can submit a compliant by filling out the compliance issue form. A potential first step is to discuss your concern with Professional Standards Director and provide any relevant information.
Practice Standards & Guidelines
PEGNL publishes practice standards and guidelines for the purpose of educating its license holders and the public about matters of professional practice.
Practice Guideline for Authenticating Professional Documents
This Guideline describes how and when a professional member’s stamp and a permit holder’s stamp shall be used for authenticating professional documents.
Guideline for Permit Holders and Companies Employing Engineers and Geoscientists
This Guideline specifies when a permit to practice is required. It also outlines the requirements of organizations operating under a permit to practice and the expectations of non-permit holding companies that employ engineers and/or geoscientists.
Guideline for Areas of Practice Spanning Engineering and Geoscience
This Guideline explores the potential areas of overlap between geotechnical or geological engineering and engineering geology. It provides guidance for both professions working in this space, emphasizing the need for collaboration from both professions in certain situations to ensure that the primary mandate of public protection is met.
You can learn all the details about the fees and pay on this page. You can also review frequently asked questions and answers about Fees Schedule on this page.
This page has been designed to assist registrants seeking employment, as well as recruiters seeking to hire professionals in the fields of engineering and geoscience.
In Newfoundland and Labrador, registration is mandatory for anyone practising engineering or geoscience as defined in the Engineers and Geoscientists Act, 2008.
Licensing & Registration
Professional members licensed by PEGNL are the only persons permitted by law to undertake and assume responsibility for engineering and geoscience work in NL.