Application Requirements for Valid Canadian and United States Teacher's Certificate Holders
Documents Required for
Certification Application

Holds a Teacher Certificate in
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba,
New Brunswick, Newfoundland,
Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia,
Nunavut, Prince Edward Island, or Yukon


Holds a Teacher
Certificate
in Ontario or Quebec

           
Completed Teacher
Education Training
In the United
States of America

           

1. Online Application Form and Fee

 
   

2. Government Issued ID


   

3. Name Change Document
 
 

4. Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search
 
   

5. Official Transcripts from any Post-Secondary institutions attended
 
 
n/a    

6. Statement of Professional Standing
 
   

I.  Applicants who  hold Certification in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Prince Edward Island, and/or Yukon:

    1.  Online application and fee ($210.00 non-refundable).
     
  2. 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)1
     
  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 your name has changed since birth).
     
  5. Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search (must be for employment purposes and valid within three months of application submission).
     
  6. Statement of Professional Standing from every jurisdiction where you have been issued a teacher's certificate. You must be certified in the jurisdiction where you completed your teacher education program before applying to the SPTRB.
     


 
 PLEASE NOTE:  
       ♦   Applications will be assessed once ALL required documents are received. A general timeline for processing applications is 10 - 15 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 arrage for the results to be forwarded directly to the SPTRB. Arrange to have all your transcripts sent 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.  
 

II.  Applicants from Ontario and Quebec:

    1.  Online application and fee ($210.00 non-refundable).
     
  2. 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).
     
  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 your name has changed since birth).
     
  5. Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search (must be for employment purposes and valid within three months of application submission).
     
  6. Statement of Professional Standing from every jurisdiction where you have been issued a teacher's certificate. You must be certified in the jurisdiction where you completed your teacher education program before applying to the SPTRB.
     
  7. Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended. Transcripts must be sent directly to the SPTRB by the issuing institution.
     
  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 are received. A general timeline for processing applications is 10 - 15 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 arrage for the results to be forwarded directly to the SPTRB. Arrange to have all your transcripts sent 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.  


III.  Applicants with Teacher Education Training from the United States of America:

    1.  Online application and fee ($210.00 non-refundable).
     
  2. 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).
     
  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 your name has changed since birth).
     
  5. Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search (must be for employment purposes and valid within three months of application submission).
     
  6. Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended. Transcripts must be sent directly to the SPTRB by the issuing institution.
     
  7. Statement of Professional Standing from every jurisdiction where you have been issued a teacher's certificate. You must be certified in the jurisdiction where you completed your teacher education program before applying to the SPTRB.
     
    If you are ineligible for a teacher's certificate in the jurisdiction where you completed your teacher education program due to citizen requirements, please have your university complete and send the following form to the SPTRB: Eligibility to Hold a Teacher Certificate.


 
 PLEASE NOTE:  
       ♦   Applications will be assessed once ALL required documents are received. A general timeline for processing applications is 10 - 15 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 arrage for the results to be forwarded directly to the SPTRB. Arrange to have all your transcripts sent 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 teacher's 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