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Initial Registration Application

Instructions

In order for this application to be processed you must:

  • complete this application in full
  • upload all required documents (see document list below)
  • ensure that official evidence of successful completion of your educational program (your transcripts) has been sent directly to the College from the educational institution. Unofficial evidence of successful completion of an educational program (e.g. a letter from the program director) is acceptable for recent graduates (less than 8 weeks); however, official evidence must be received within 8 weeks of completing the program
  • For an application in the Active Practice Class, ensure that official evidence of successful completion of an examination approved by the NSCRT has been sent directly to the College from the examination body.
  • Please note that you may not hold yourself out as a "Respiratory Therapist" in the province of Nova Scotia until after your application for registration has been approved by the College (i.e. you have been issued a licence to practice). This includes clinical orientation, supervised work (clinical and non-clinical), and volunteer work.
  • Incomplete applications will be denied. Applicants should note that approval of a completed application, including all required documents, may take up to four weeks. If your application is denied, your registration fee will be returned and you will be advised of the reason(s) for the decision and the appeal process

Documents

If you will be uploading your documents with this application, please make sure you have the following scanned in PDF or JPG format before you begin:

Alternatively, you can send your documents by regular mail but this will considerably lengthen the time for processing.

Required Documents

These documents are required in order to complete the application. Please make sure they are complete and scanned so they can be attached to this application below.

Situation Specific Documents

These documents may be required, depending on your situation. If any of the following apply to you, you will need the associated documents completed and scanned so they can be attached to this application below.

  • Documentation of English Fluency (if first language AND language of RT instruction is not English)
  • Letter of Education Completion (if you have graduated within the last eight weeks, you must provide a letter of completion from your school)
  • If you completed your education more than eight months ago Respiratory Therapy education transcripts are required
  • Employer verification of hours worked over the past 4 years

Create Your Account
Class of Registration
Demographics
Members Data
if applicable.
Citizenship Status
Documentation verifying your citizenship status must accompany this application form.
Language Proficiency
If your first language and your language of RT instruction is not English, documentation of fluency is required.

Will you be able to provide professional services in (Check all that apply)

Respiratory Therapy Education
Other Education
Professional Registration and Conduct
Please complete the attached Registration/Licensure Data Verification Form to support your status or registration with a regulatory/licensing organization.
Self Declarations
If your answer is YES to any of the following questions, you MUST provide full details in the text area provided.
Employment
Please note that beginning any Respiratory Therapy employment (in Nova Scotia), including clinical orientation, prior to being issued a licence to practice by the College is in contravention of the Respiratory Therapy Act and may impact on the approval of your application.
Current Employment
Please provide details of your current Respiratory Therapy employment or volunteering positions.
Respiratory Therapy Employment History
Please provide details of your past Respiratory Therapy employment or volunteering positions.
Proposed Employment
Areas of Practice
Select your area(s) of practice below
Supporting Documents

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Payment of Fees

In order for your application to be processed you must submit all applicable fees.

  • Application fee: $75.00 The application fee is non-refundable
  • Registration fee: The College registration year runs from April 1 to the end of March. For applicants who have never been registered with the College, registration fees are prorated at $40.00/month

Former members returning to the College are required to pay the full registration fee of $450.00 regardless of the month in which the application is made.

Upon submission, you will be asked to provide credit card information.

Upon submission, you will be given mailing details.