This section provides information and resources regarding registration requirements, fees and the forms that must be completed in order to become a registered psychologist in Alberta. NOTE: the jurisprudence and ethics examination process (currently called the "Oral Examination") is changing in the fall of 2019. Please continue to watch the website for updates on the forms and processes.
The Health Professions Act and the Psychologists Profession Regulation govern the practice of psychology in Alberta. Under its legislated authority, the College has set:
- the qualifications needed for a person to become a psychologist in the province of Alberta
- the steps involved in becoming a regulated member of the profession of psychology
- the rules and regulations for the professional practice of psychology
To be eligible to practice as a registered psychologist in Alberta, you must meet the registration requirements to obtain a practice permit from the College.
The following sections further describe the registration process: