The Newfoundland & Labrador Psychology Board (NLPB) regulates the profession of Psychology in the province of Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
Psychologists who are fully registered may practice independently.
Section 10 of the Psychologists Act 2005 Act states a person may apply for registration under this Act where he or she
(a) holds a doctoral degree or a masters degree in a program of study in psychology from an educational institution satisfactory to the board;
(b) meets to the boards satisfaction the required competencies as specified in “Guidelines for Evaluation of Applicants for Registration as a Psychologist” or a successor document adopted by the board;
(c) has obtained professional liability coverage in a form and amount satisfactory to the board;
(d) has paid the registration fee set by the board;
(e) submits an application in the form prescribed by the board; and
(f) satisfies other requirements prescribed in the regulations.
10.1 (1) The board may grant full registration to a person where the person
(a) meets the requirements in section 10;
(b) completes to the boards satisfaction the examination prescribed by the board; and
(i) where he or she holds a doctoral degree, at least one year of professional experience, or
(ii) where he or she holds a masters degree, at least 2 years of professional experience
in the field of psychology satisfactory to the board that was obtained after the degree and was supervised to the satisfaction of the board.