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Professional Engineers Registration Board - Application Process

Application Process

The applicant should have:
  1. Engineering degree from an accredited university and course
  2. The applicant should have a minimum of 2 years experience in the studied field under a registered professional engineer, at least one of those years being in Jamaica or the Caricom
How to apply:
  1. Go to the website and download the application form CLICK HERE (individuals) | CLICK HERE (organizations)
  2. Complete the form as per instructions on the form
  3. A Justice of the Peace will need to sign the form in the designated area
  4. Originals of the degrees and authenticated copies will need to be presented
  5. Passport size photograph of the applicant will need to attached to the form
  6. Curriculum Vitae for the applicant needs to be attached
  7. Application fee of $3000
  8. Submit the form and documents to the PERB office together with the application fee
What to expect:
  1. PERA & Code of Conduct Test – Pass mark of 70%
  2. 45 day turn over for processing of the application
  3. The office will contact the applicant regarding the status of the application
  4. If it is not accepted the applicant will be given a reason why the application was denied
  5. If it is not accepted due to lacking information:
    • The applicant will be asked to produce additional documents to substantiate the application or,
    • The applicant will be asked to attend an interview or,
    • The applicant will be given an exam
  6. If it is accepted, then the applicant will be asked to come in and pay the registration fee and to pay for the stamp/seal. The applicant will collect a package containing the congratulatory letter and the Code of Ethics of PERB
Document Checklist:
  1. Application Form (individuals) | Application Form (organizations)
  2. Originals of Certificates and Degrees
  3. Copies of the Certificates and Degrees
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Company Organization Chart
  6. Application fee of J$3000

If you have any queries, please feel free to contact the PERB office:


Telephone: 1-876-906-9573

9 Leinster Road, Kingston 5, Jamaica WI