Global Experience Ontario (GEO)

An Access Centre for the Internationally Trained

Global Experience Ontario (GEO) helps immigrants get their foreign credentials and experience recognized.

GEO offers information to help immigrants become licensed or certified to work in Ontario’s regulated professions and skilled trades. 

This centre offers services to:

  • immigrants with international training; and
  • service providers who work with immigrants.

English and French services are available in person, by telephone, online, and through video calls. GEO’s services are also provided to immigrants before they arrive in Ontario.

GEO offers webinars and workshops on licensing in specific professions as well as career maps, fact sheets and other licensing resources.

LIVE WEBINARS

HOW TO GET LICENSED AND REGISTERED

Join one of our free live webinars and find out how to work as a licensed and registered engineer, accountant, teacher, early childhood educator or social worker in Ontario.

Contact Information
Global Experience Ontario (GEO)
Tel: 416-327-9694 or 1-866-670-4094
TTY: 416-327-9710 or 1-866-388-2262
Fax: 416-327-9711
Email: geo@ontario.ca

 
 

Before You Arrive

 
Before you arrive
 

Moving to Ontario

Information to help guide you - what you need to know about housing, health care, how to find a job, enter a profession or trade, start a business or go to school.

After You Arrive

 
After you arrive
 

Your New Home

Ontario has one of the most multicultural populations in the world. No matter what country you are arriving from, there is probably a community from that background in Ontario.

 
Living
 

Living

 
Working
 

Working

 
Studying
 

Studying