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.
Apply for Registration as a courtesy applicant online through the MyCAP Login.
The following section provides the forms and resources related to courtesy (temporary) registration.
Part II must be completed by the relevant regulatory body and forwarded directly to CAP.
Read our FAQs to learn about the requirements for courtesy registration to practice in Alberta.
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This section provides information and resources regarding registration requirements, fees and renewing a practice permit.
This section provides information and resources to address concerns about the conduct of a psychologist.
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A number of documents govern the regulation of the profession of psychology and documents and resources are developed in order to promote competent and ethical practice and to guide its members.
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