COMPANY REGISTRATION

All Engineering and Geoscience work performed in Manitoba requires a Certificate of Authorization (CofA) from Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba. However, whether you or your company require a CofA depends on the kind of legal entity you are.

ENTITY TYPEC of A
REQUIRED
COMPANY DESCRIPTION
Practising EntityYes
  • Corporation, or Partnership offering engineering services
  • P.Eng. or P.Geo. provide and take responsibility for direct and indirect professional services
Operating EntityNo
  • Consumes all professional services internally to create a product, and does not offer professional services outside that scope
Sole ProprietorshipNo
  • Not a legal entity
  • If the sole proprietorship does not have professional liability insurance coverage equivalent to CofA terms and conditions, must notify clients and obtain written authorization to provide services

Learn More > Information for a Certificate of Authorization Application (PDF), Application Process

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