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Land Agent

Land agents are responsible for the negotiation and acquisition of interests in land for rights-of-way and other surface uses. Typically this includes well sites, pipelines, powerlines and roads.


Land Agents Licensing
Alberta Labour
9th Floor, 108 Street Building
9942 - 108 Street
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada  T5K 2J5
Phone number: 780-415-4600
Toll-free number (within Alberta): 310-0000, then 780-415-4600
Fax number: 780-422-7173


Under Alberta's Land Agents Licensing Act and Land Agents Licensing Regulation, you must be a licensed land agent to act as a Land Agent or advertise yourself a Land Agent.

What You Need

To obtain an interim land agent licence, you must be at least 18 years of age, have two years of related post-secondary education and successfully complete an examination.

To obtain a permanent land agent licence, you must (1) obtain an interim land agent licence, (2) complete a distance learning program, (3) article or train under qualified permanent land agents for 12 consecutive months, (4) participate in at least 25 negotiations, (5) submit an evaluation form completed by the trainer indicating that all requirements have been met, and (6) successfully complete an examination. For official, detailed information about licensing requirements, visit the Land Agents Licensing website.

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