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Registration Requirements for Internationally Educated Medical Radiation Technologists

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 Radiation Technologists of Ontario (CMRTO) is a provincial health regulatory college with the legislated mandate to self-regulate the practice of medical radiation technology in Ontario.

Ontario Registration Requirements

To practise medical radiation technology in Ontario, internationally educated medical radiation technologists must hold a Certificate of Registration and meet the requirements set out by the CMRTO. To become eligible for the Certificate of Registration, internationally educated medical radiation technologists will need to meet the following registration requirements:

  1. Be fluent in English or French.
  2. Proof of Canadian citizenship, Permanent Residency or authorization to practise medical radiation technology in Canada.
  3. Have not been convicted of a criminal offence or an offence related to the practice of medical radiation technology.
  4. Have not been found guilty of, and not currently the subject of, a legal proceeding for professional misconduct, incompetence or incapacity in relation to medical radiation technology or any other health care profession in Ontario or elsewhere.
  5. Proof that you have completed a medical radiation technology program offered outside Ontario that is considered by the Registration Committee to be substantially similar to, but not equivalent to, a program offered in Ontario in medical radiation technology.
  6. Proof that you are competent to practise as a medical radiation technologist.
  7. Successfully pass the examination approved by the College Council.
  8. Show that you have practised as a medical radiation technologist, or completed a medical radiation technology program offered outside Ontario as described above, within the 5 years immediately preceding the application requirement.
  9. Pay the application fee and evaluation fee.
  10. Pay the annual registration fee.

To learn more about the registration requirements, please visit the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario website..

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