Registration

Courtesy (Temporary) Applicants

A person registered or licensed as a psychologist or its equivalent in good standing in another jurisdiction who requires registration in Alberta on a temporary basis for a specified purpose and period of time may be eligible to apply for registration on the courtesy register.  As stipulated by the Psychologists Profession Regulation, courtesy registration can be issued for a maximum of one year.

Given the "temporary" nature of this category of registration, normally a second application for temporary registration will be denied. However, each application will be reviewed and considered on its own merits. 

To apply for registration as a courtesy applicant, please go to MyCAP Login to create an account and apply online.

CAP's new Member Management System

CAP Staff are working to ensure a smooth transition to the new online MMS so response times may be slower than usual due to volume. We thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation.

 

Form and Resources

The following section provides the forms and resources related to courtesy (temporary) registration.

Please note that this information is currently being updated to remove reference to paper applications. We thank you for your patience as we transition to our new MMS.

Registration Verification Part II

Part II must be completed by the relevant regulatory body and forwarded directly to CAP.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Read our FAQs to learn about the requirements for courtesy registration to practice in Alberta.

Fee Schedule

Learn more about CAP fees.


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