Applicable if you have completed your education in Canada and you are not yet registered as an SLP or audiologist in another province. This includes:

  • New SLP or audiology graduates who have not yet been employed,
  • SLPs or audiologists who have been working but come from an unregulated Canadian jurisdiction (e.g., PEI or the territories), or
  • Canadian graduates who have been working outside of Canada.

You must submit:

  • A completed Registration and Practice Permit Application Form.

  • Official transcripts confirming the date(s) on which you officially received your graduate degree(s).

    Documents must be original and sent to ACSLPA directly from the university where you received your qualifications. Original electronic documents (e.g. transcripts and credential assessments) from post-secondary and recognized assessment agencies that can be accessed by secure login site will be accepted as original documents.

    NOTE: If you haven’t yet received your graduate degree, your university program director must submit a letter directly to ACSLPA, verifying you have completed all academic and clinical requirements, and the date on which you will receive your graduate degree. You must ask the university to send the official transcript to ACSLPA immediately following your convocation.

  • Evidence you have the required Professional Liability Insurance.

  • Evidence of your English language proficiency if required.

  • A satisfactory Police Information Check, or equivalent.

  • A written reference from a speech-language pathologist or audiologist colleague, supervisor, professor, or recent employer. ACSLPA’s Reference Request Form is included in the Registration Application Package.

  • The application fee and registration fee.

After we’ve reviewed the required documents, we will notify you by email whether or not your application has been successful. If your application is successful:

  1. We will process the applicable registration fee.
  2. You will receive instructions for downloading and printing your annual practice permit and receipt.
  3. You will receive information and instructions for completion of the jurisprudence education requirements of the College.


Click here to start the application process.