This is intended to provide information about the varying licensure pathways currently being used across Canada following the discontinuation of the CAPR PCE - clinical exam.
Previously ran virtual exams through the University of British Columbia.
Running in-person exams 4x/year and follows the CAPR 2018 blueprint.
More information and eligibility criteria can be found here.
2 in-person exams are scheduled: October 15th and 16th, 2022 and February 25th and 26th, 2023.
Practice Based Assessment which consists of multiple components.
Anyone who received their Provisional Practice certificate on or before March 31, 2022, may be able to pursue the exemption policy if they meet all the criteria. The last day applications will be accepted under the exemption policy will be March 31, 2023. More information can be found here.
Anyone who received their Provisional Practice certificate after April 1, 2022, is not eligible for the exemption policy as they have not held a Provisional Practice Certificate for the required 12 months before the policy is rescinded on March 31, 2023. They must register for and pass the Ontario Clinical Exam to become registered in Independent Practice with the College. More information can be found here.
Cost for the Ontario Clinical Exam: $1985
No changes as Quebec follows its own credentialing system.
At this time, it is recommended to contact the College for licensing if educated outside of Quebec.
Registrants who have been working full time in the province of New Brunswick for a minimum of 12 months are eligible to apply.
The Nova Scotia College of Physiotherapists has developed an Interim Competency Evaluation process that will be utilized whenever a national clinical evaluation is unavailable for a period of 12 months or more.
Cost: No fee as per this flow chart.
Newfoundland and Labrador
Limited information available.
Cost: Not explicitly listed on the website
The NLCPT website can be found here.
Prince Edward Island
Complete the Alternate Plan by the PEICPT
Please refer to the CAPR Credentialing Guide here.