Applicants Registered in Other Jurisdictions

Applicants who 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.

Applicants Registered in Another Jurisdiction in Canada

Candidates already licensed to practice Psychology in other Canadian jurisdictions may be registered under fast track procedures as defined in the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) (formerly known as the Agreement on Internal Trade or AIT). Required documentation is outlined in pages 3 and 5 of the Application for registration under the CFTA or AIT.

Applicants Registered in the United States of America

An applicant currently registered as a Psychologist in United States of America jurisdictions may be eligible for fast-track procedures n the assessment of their application. Required documentation is outlined during the PLUS Application process.  The first step in this is to complete the PLUS Application Initiation Form.

International applicants

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.

Normally, an applicant who has completed their training internationally, would have to have their academic credentials assessed by a member organization of ACESC (  This assessment, upon completion, must be forwarded to the Board office directly by the assessment service.

Candidates who are seeking registration from other jurisdictions should contact the Registrar.