Application Requirements for Valid Canadian Teacher's Certificate Holders

I.  Applicants from Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, or Prince Edward Island 

1.  Online Application and Fee ($210.00 non-refundable)

2.  Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search (must be for employment purposes and valid within three months of application submission)

3.  Government Issued ID: Birth Certificate; Passport with full legal name; or Certificate of Indian Status


4.  Marriage Certificate / Change of Name Certificate / Divorce Certificate (if applicable)

5.  Statement of Professional Standing from every jurisdiction where you hold a teacher's certificate (You must be certified in the jurisdiction where you completed your teacher education program before applying to the SPTRB.)   

6.  Gender identification selected from one of the following options: Male, Female, X (Unspecified, i.e. includes but not limited to Trans, Non-Binary, Two-Spirited, etc.), Choose not to disclose (i.e. You may identify with any of the gender options provided but do not want to disclose.)



II.  Applicants from Ontario and Quebec

1.  Online Application and Fee ($210.00 non-refundable)

2.  Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search (must be for employment purposes and valid within three months of application submission)

3.  Government Issued ID: Birth Certificate; Passport with full legal name; or Certificate of Indian Status

4.  Marriage Certificate / Change of Name Certificate / Divorce Certificate (if applicable)


5.  Statement of Professional Standing from every jurisdiction where you hold a teacher's certificate (You must be certified in the jurisdiction where you completed your teacher education program before applying to the SPTRB.) 

6.  Official Transcripts from teacher education program and any other post-secondary transcripts sent directly to the SPTRB by the issuing institution.

7.  Gender identification selected from one of the following options: Male, Female, X (Unspecified, i.e. includes but not limited to Trans, Non-Binary, Two-Spirited, etc.), Choose not to disclose (i.e. You may idenitfy with any of the gender options provided but do not want to disclose.)

8.  Ontario Only: Transcripts for Additional Qualifications (taken at a recognized university and accepted by the OCT) sent directly to the SPTRB by issuing institution

9.  Quebec Only: Copy of teacher's certificate issued by province



PLEASE NOTE:

•  Applications will be assessed once ALL required documents have been received.  A general timeline for processing applications is 10 business days.  Exact processing times will depend on the complexity of the application.

•  If you attended post-secondary school outside of North America, you are required to have an International Credential Advantage Package (ICAP) conducted by World Education Services (WES) and arrange for the result to be forwarded directly to the SPTRB.  Send all of your transcripts to WES
.  WES provides English translations of all transcripts. 

•  If any of your documents (with the exception of transcripts) are not in English or French, you must provide the STPRB with an English translation.  Translations must be from one of the following sources: 
   ♦  An associate or certified members of the Association of Translators and Interpreters of Saskatchewan http://atisask.ca/;
   ♦  A document translation service pre-approved by the Saskatchewan Professional Teachers Regulatory Board;
   ♦  The consulate, high commission, or embassy (in Canada) of the country that issued the documents; or
   ♦  A Canadian embassy, consulate, or high commission in the country from which you emigrated.



Review and Appeal Process

If we determine that you are ineligible for a certificate and you feel that there are additional factors that we should consider, you may request an appeal of our evaluation decision within 40 days of the decision.  Letters of appeal should be directed to:    

                      Chairperson, Certification Decision Review Committee
                      c/o Saskatchewan Professional Teachers Regulatory Board
                      204 - 3775 Pasqua Street
                      Regina SK  S4S 6W8