Holders of a Certificate of Qualification In/Outside BC

If you hold a Certificate of Qualification in British Columbia, and wish to obtain a Red Seal Endorsement, please submit the following documents:

There is no fee to challenge the Red Seal exam for the first and second scheduling/writing attempts. The documents may be emailed, faxed or mailed to ITA.

Please note:  If you only hold a Certificate of Apprenticeship, and wish to obtain a Certificate of Qualification and/or Red Seal Endorsement, you will only be able to do so if the Certificate of Qualification was not available at the time you obtained your Certification of Apprenticeship. If the Certificate of Qualification was available, please challenge the trade to receive your certification.

If you hold a Certificate of Qualification from another Canadian jurisdiction, and wish to obtain a Red Seal Endorsement, please submit the following documents:

  • IP/CofQ Exam Application Form 
  • A photocopy of your Certificate of Qualification
  • $120 out of province assessment fee. You can pay online here, mail a cheque (payable to Industry Training Authority) in with your application, or pay in person by cash or debit card at the ITA Customer Service desk.