Applicants Registered in Other Jurisdictions

There are two levels of registration with the NLPB – Full Registration and Provisional Registration. Psychologists who are fully registered may practice independently. Provisionally registered psychologists may practice only under the supervision of a fully registered psychologist. Provisional status is indicated on the Certificate of Registration and it is the responsibility of the provisionally registered psychologist to indicate his or her status to the public and to clients at all times. Individuals registered in other jurisdictions may be eligible for fast track procedures.

APPLICANTS REGISTERED IN CANADA or UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Applicants who are hold registration/licensure as a Psychologist in other jurisdictions may be eligible for fast-track procedures. Supporting documentation is required at the time of application.

Candidates already registered as a Psychologist in other Canadian jurisdictions may be registered under fast track procedures as defined in the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT). Required documentation is outlined in Sections 1 and 3 of the Application Form.

Candidates already registered as a Psychologist in United States of America jurisdictions may be eligible for fast-track procedures as well. Required documentation is outlined in Sections 1 and 3 of the Application Form.

OTHER JURISDICTIONS

While the board has registered Psychologists from a number of jurisdictions around the world, it is the responsibility of the applicant to show that their credentials meet those specified in the Psychologists Act (2005). In particular, the board requires evidence that degrees are equivalent in level and content of acceptable degrees in Canada. Candidates who are seeking registration from other jurisdictions should contact the Registrar.