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 Psychologists of Ontario is the governing body for Psychologists and Psychological Associates in Ontario.
To practise as a Psychologist in Ontario, internationally educated psychologists must hold a certificate of registration and meet the requirements set out by the College. To become eligible for a certificate of registration, internationally educated psychologists will need to meet the following registration requirements:
A Psychologist must:
A Psychological Associate must:
In addition, all applicants applying for registration as either a psychologist or psychological associate must meet the following requirements:
Visit Services for Internationally Educated Health Professionals for information about Access Centre services and how to participate.