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 Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO) is the regulatory body for medical laboratory technology (MLT) practice in Ontario. The CMLTO exists so that, in Ontario, the public’s right to quality medical laboratory services is protected by providing self-regulation and leadership to the practice of medical laboratory technologists. Further, the CMLTO exists to ensure such services are provided by ethical and competent practitioners to maximize health outcomes.
To practice medical laboratory technology in Ontario, internationally educated medical laboratory technologists (MLTs) must hold a Certificate of Registration and meet the requirements set out by the CMLTO. To become eligible for the Certificate of Registration, internationally educated medical laboratory technologists (MLTs) must meet the following registration requirements:
To learn more about the registration requirements, please visit the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario website..
Visit Services for Internationally Educated Health Professionals for information about Access Centre services and how to participate.