Eligibility

A person can apply for an interim land agent licence if they:

Cost

Application

Fee

Interim land agent licence

$100

Renewal of an interim land agent licence

$100

Reinstatement of an interim land agent licence

$100

Replacement licence

$25

Re-write of an examination

$100

All fees can be paid through MyAlberta eServices.

Training agreements

A training agreement is a contractual arrangement between an applicant seeking to become an interim land agent and an individual or corporation (trainer) responsible for the training of an interim land agent before applying to become a permanent land agent.

The Training Agreement must be signed by the trainer or in the case of a corporation a representative and the trainee before a witness.

While you must enter into a training agreement with an individual or corporation (trainer) willing to train you as a land agent, the individual or supervising land agent, in the case of corporation, must be a licensed permanent land agent who has held a permanent land agent licence for at least 3 consecutive years immediately preceding the training agreement.

You may only have one training agreement in effect at any time.

Switch employers or trainers

  • You must terminate your current training agreement and enter in a new training agreement with your new employer or trainer.
  • The training agreement may be terminated by either party by serving a Notice of Termination of Training Agreement (PDF, 29 KB) on the other party.
  • A copy of the notice must be given to the Registrar of Land Agents within 7 days of the notice being served on the other party.
  • You must file a copy of the new training agreement with the Registrar of Land Agents.
  • Performance Evaluation (PDF, 2.8 MB) must be completed by the last trainer and filed with the Registrar of Land Agents within 14 days of termination.

No longer have an employer or trainer

  • You must terminate your current training agreement.
  • The training agreement may be terminated by either party by serving a Notice of Termination of Training Agreement (PDF, 29 KB) on the other party.
  • A copy of the notice must be given to the Registrar of Land Agents within 7 days of the notice being served on the other party.
  • Your interim land agent licence could be suspended and you are not eligible to practice until you have entered into a new training agreement and have given a copy to the Registrar of Land Agents.
  • Performance Evaluation (PDF, 2.8 MB) must be completed by the last trainer and filed with the Registrar of Land Agents within 14 days of termination.

How to apply – Interim land agent licence

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Step 1. Enter into a training agreement

You must enter into a training agreement with an individual or corporation (trainer) willing to train you as a land agent. The interim land agent must be supervised by a licensed permanent land agent who has held a permanent land agent licence for at least 3 consecutive years preceding the training agreement.

You can use the fillable Training Agreement PDF form below or create your own.

The Training Agreement must be signed by the trainer or in the case of a corporation a representative and the trainee before a witness.

Step 2. Fill out an application

Once you have entered into a training agreement, fill out an application.

Step 3. Submit your application package

Include the following documents in your application package:

  • application form
  • copy of signed training agreement
  • submission of either:
    • proof of completion of at least 2 years of post-secondary education relative to land agent work i.e. copy of official transcripts, or
    • a request for a waiver of the 2 years of post-secondary education. If you request a waiver, please refer to the guidelines (PDF, 16 KB) for the required documentation
  • $100 application fee (more information below on how to pay fees online or by mail)

You may be asked to provide additional information to support your application.

Email

Email your application package to land.agents@gov.ab.ca.

Mail

You can mail your application and payment (if not paid online) to:

Alberta Labour
Land Agents Licensing
3rd Floor Labour Building
10808 99 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta  T5K 0G5

Step 4. Pay the application fee

The $100 application fee can be paid online or by sending a cheque or money order made payable to the Government of Alberta.

Pay fees online

 

Step 5. Take an exam

If your application is approved, the Reference Manual for Alberta Land Agents will be provided and you will be contacted to schedule a suitable date and place to write the interim land agent licence exam.

Currently, exams are held every first and third Monday of the month in Edmonton and every second Wednesday of the month in Calgary (subject to change).

The exam is based on Section 1 – Parts 4, 5, 6, 8 and 9, Sections 2, 4, 5, 6, 14, 17 and 19 of the Reference Manual for Alberta Land Agents.

  • you must pass the Registrar’s exam with a grade of 76% or greater
  • each exam re-write costs $100
  • you must wait one month before rewriting the exam and three months for second rewrites

Renewals

An interim land agent licence expires one year after the date of issue. It may be renewed for additional one-year periods if there are justifiable reasons for renewal.

To renew:

Step 1. Fill out an application

Application for Renewal of Interim Land Agent Licence (PDF, 143 KB)

Step 2. Submit your application package

Email

Email your application to land.agents@gov.ab.ca.

Mail

You can mail your application and payment (if not paid online) to:

Alberta Labour
Land Agents Licensing
3rd Floor Labour Building
10808 99 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5K  0G5

Step 3. Pay the application fee

The $100 application fee can be paid as a cheque or money order made payable to the Government of Alberta.

Pay fees online

 

Reinstatements

An interim land agent licence may be reinstated if:

  • it has expired less than 12 months after the date of expiry
  • it has expired more than 12 months after the date of expiry; however, the applicant must:
    • meet the legislated qualifying requirements for an interim land agent licence
    • write and successfully pass the interim land agent licence exam

Prior to applying to reinstate your interim land agent licence you need to make sure the following has been filed with the Registrar of Land Agents:

  • Notice of Termination of Training Agreement (PDF, 29 KB) is needed to end the last training agreement on your file. A copy of the notice must be given to the Registrar of Land Agents within 7 days of the notice being served on the other party.
  • Performance Evaluation (PDF, 2.8 MB) must be completed by your last trainer and filed with the Registrar of Land Agents within 14 days of termination.

To reinstate:

Step 1. Enter into a training agreement

You must enter into a training agreement with an individual or corporation (trainer) willing to train you as a land agent. The interim land agent must be supervised by a licensed permanent land agent who has held a permanent land agent licence for at least three consecutive years preceding the training agreement.

You can use the fillable Training Agreement PDF form below or create your own.

The Training Agreement must be signed by the trainer or in the case of a corporation a representative and the trainee before a witness.

Step 2. Fill out an application

Once you have entered into a training agreement, fill out an application.

Step 3. Submit your application package

Include the following documents in your application package:

  • application form
  • Notice of Termination of Training Agreement (unless already submitted)
  • Performance Evaluation (unless already submitted)
  • copy of signed training agreement
  • submission of either:
    • proof of completion of 2 years of at least 2 years of post-secondary education relative to land agent work i.e. copy of official transcripts, or
    • a request for a waiver of the 2 years of post-secondary education. If you request a waiver, please refer to the guidelines (PDF, 16 KB) for the required documentation
  • the $100 application fee (more information below on how to pay fees online or by mail)

Email

Email your application package to land.agents@gov.ab.ca.

Mail

You can mail your application and payment (if not paid online) to:

Alberta Labour
Land Agents Licensing
3rd Floor Labour Building
10808 99 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta  T5K 0G5

Step 4. Pay the application fee

The $100 application fee can be paid as a cheque or money order made payable to the Government of Alberta.

Pay fees online

 

Step 5. Take an exam (if applicable)

If your application is approved, the Reference Manual for Alberta Land Agents will be provided and you will be contacted to schedule a suitable date and place to write the interim land agent licence exam.

Currently, exams are held every first and third Monday of the month in Edmonton and every second Wednesday of the month in Calgary (subject to change).

The exam is based on Section 1 – Parts 4, 5, 6, 8 and 9, Sections 2, 4, 5, 6, 14, 17 and 19 of the Reference Manual for Alberta Land Agents. You must pass the Registrar’s exam with a grade of 76% or greater.

  • each exam re-write costs $100
  • you must wait one month before rewriting the exam and three months for second rewrites

Lost licences

If you lose your licence you must apply for a replacement.

Step 1. Fill out the form

Step 2. Submit the form

Mail the form and payment (if not paid online) to:

Alberta Labour
Land Agents Licensing
3rd Floor Labour Building
10808 99 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta  T5K 0G5

Step 3. Pay the application fee

The $25 application fee can be paid:

  • as a cheque or money order made payable to the Government of Alberta
  • online through MyAlberta eServices

Pay fees online

 

Online payment help

For all technical questions about online payments, please call the Contact Centre at 1-844-643-2788 (toll-free anywhere in North America).

Contact

To connect with Land Agents Licensing:

Hours: 8:15 am to noon and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-415-4600
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Fax: 780-422-7173
Email: land.agents@gov.ab.ca

Address:
3rd Floor, Labour Building
10808 99 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta  T5K 0G5