To practise as a regulated health professional in Ontario, you must be a member of your profession’s regulatory college and hold a certificate of registration. Regulated health professionals are required by law to deliver competent, ethical and professional services, and are accountable to the public through their respective colleges.
The College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) regulates the professions of audiology and speech-language pathology in the public interest, and to govern its members in accordance with the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Act, 1991, and the regulations and by-laws adopted by the College.
To practise audiology and speech-language pathology in Ontario, internationally educated audiologists and speech-language pathologists must hold a Certificate of Registration and meet the requirements set out by the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario. To become eligible for the Certificate of Registration, internationally educated audiologists and speech-language pathologists must meet the following registration requirements:
Any document that the applicant provides to the College in a language other than English or French must be translated. Please note that the applicant must provide both the original document and the official English translations.
If an applicant has not met the College's requirements for registration, the applicant's application will be referred to the College's Registration Committee for review.
An applicant who has not practised audiology or speech-language pathology for more than 3 years prior to the submission of an application for registration to CASLPO, must have his or her applications reviewed by a panel of the College’s Registration Committee. After considering your application and submissions, the College's Registration Committee may direct you to:
To learn more about the registration requirements, please visit the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists website.
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