Applicable if you have completed your education in the US within the previous three years.

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) and undergraduate 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. If you haven’t yet received your graduate degree, your university must submit the following directly to ACSLPA:

    • A current transcript listing all your completed courses to date, and
    • A letter from the university program director verifying that all academic and clinical requirements have been met, and the date on which the graduate degree will be conferred.

    You must ask you university to send the official transcript to ACSLPA immediately following your convocation.

  • A copy of, or link to a handbook, syllabus, or calendar that gives a detailed description of your program of study and clinical practicum. Course descriptions should include:

    1. Course objectives and format, and
    2. Total number of lecture hours.
  • A completed Coursework Requirements Form.

  • A verified and signed Summary of Clinical Practice Hours Form, completed and forwarded directly to ACSLPA from the university where you received your qualifications.

  • A passing score on an entry to practice exam approved by ACSLPA.

    Results must be provided directly to ACSLPA by the testing agency; copies are not accepted. You are responsible for the cost of writing the examination, and the results are valid for up to 5 years from the date you successfully passed the exam. Further information on the Entry to Practice Exam requirements..

  • 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 colleague, supervisor, professor, or recent employer who is a speech-language pathologist or audiologist. Please use ACSLPA’s Reference Request Form.

  • 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.