Currently Practicing Outside of Nova Scotia

Refer to Flow Chart and Document Checklist and Registration Guide

Registration information for the applicants who are currently working  in Canada 

    • Have Completed the PCE process or are Grandfathered (licensed in Canada prior to  March 22, 1999) or currently practicing in Quebec   ...    And
    • Are Canadian citizen or are legally entitled to work in Canada
    • Have a total of 1200 practice hours in the preceding 5 yrs (if applicable)

In order to be granted licensure with the Nova Scotia College of Physiotherapists (NSCP), you must complete the Online Registration for licensure.  Please review the Registration Guidelines and the Registration Checklist and upload  the required documents with your registration application. If you are currently licensed to practice physiotherapy in another Canadian jurisdiction you will be processed under  Labour Mobility Guidelines. Payment  for the current registration fee as appropriate in Canadian funds. Documents required are:

  1. A Regulatory History  from any jurisdiction you have practiced in in the previous 5 years, including practice hours (See NOTE below)
  2. Proof of current professional Liability Insurance
  3. Updated Resume/Curriculum Vitae with a chronological listing of previous education & employment, including a description of your clinical and non-clinical experience
  4. Reference letters from two of either a personal reference, work reference or professional reference.
  5.  A valid Vulnerable Sector check.

  • *PLEASE NOTE: The completion of the licensing process may take up to a maximum of 2 business days after the College receives all fees and documentation.