Upgrade Biologist in Training to Registered Professional Biologist

Personal Info
Education Information

Complete only if you have completed additional post graduate degrees after you received your B.I.T. status.

Official transcripts must be sent to the College office by mail.

Transcripts & Academic Information:
Transcripts that are not in English must be accompanied by an English translation signed by a qualified, official translator. All transcripts outside of Canada and the US must be assessed by an international credential evaluation service.

Please fill out in the form of: Degree Awarded - Year - College or University - Program For Example: Bachelor 2009 UVic Biology Masters 2012 UBC Biology
Employer Info
Employment Summary

All R.P.Bio applicants must provide the following work experience information;

  • A clear statement, in chronological order, of applied biology work experience post B.Sc specifying in each case:
    • The employer;
    • The length of time employed;
    • The job category;
    • A detailed description of the work; and
      • If there are periods where employment has overlapped please state clearly the length of employment for each employer / project.

To aid the applicant in determining whether their work experience may meet the requirements of the College on this website for the applicant’s use. All components in this worksheet are required for the application to be complete and therefore the applicant may wish to use this form in lieu of a C.V. / resume.

To access go to employment worksheet.

Letters of Reference

Please provide the names of three referees knowledgeable about your professional experience as a biologist. If you do not know a Professional Biologist please use a professional from another resource organization such as the ABCFP, APEGBC or BCIA. Preferred referees will include your current employer, previous employers or supervisors and one Professional Biologist.

Note: only two letters of reference will be accepted from a current employer. All applicants must use the reference form provided by the College.

Enter the name of the reference
Enter the name of the reference
Enter the name of the reference
Course in Professional Ethics

It is important that all College members understand that they must conduct their practice in accordance with the Code of Ethics and with consideration of the Principles of Stewardship. To assist the new member in understanding their practice obligations all new members must successfully complete the College's course and short exam in Professional Ethics prior to receiving membership in the College.  

The only course acceptable to meet this credentialing requirement is the College course.  

For more information on this course please go to College course in Professional Ethics.


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