Qualifications recognition

Foreign qualifications recognition, labour mobility and getting your certification recognized in Alberta.

Services and information

  • FQR promotes fair and accurate recognition of qualifications and skills of immigrants by regulatory organizations and employers.
  • Funding that supports stakeholders in developing the tools and resources they need to improve foreign qualification recognition.
  • Certified workers in regulated occupations can work anywhere in Canada without further training, testing or assessments.
  • Some occupations in Alberta are regulated, meaning there are legal requirements and restrictions you must meet to work in that occupation.
  • Some international credentials need to be assessed to see how they compare with Alberta's standards.