Applicants registered with an SLP/Audiology licensing body in the US that has substantially equivalent requirements for registration to ACSLPA

  • A completed Registration and Practice Permit Application Form.

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

  • A verified and signed Summary of Clinical Practice Hours Form, completed and forwarded directly to ACSLPA from the university where you received your qualifications
    (See Appendix 2 in the Registration Handbook).

  • 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
    2. Total number of lecture hours
  • Your current résumé.

  • A passing score on an entry exam approved by ACSLPA. Results must be provided directly to ACSLPA by the testing agency; copies are not accepted.

    Further information regarding examination requirements is available here.

    Note:  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.

  • Evidence you have the required Professional Liability Insurance (See Appendix 3 in the Registration Handbook).

  • Evidence of your English language proficiency if required (See Appendix 4 in the Registration Handbook).

  • A satisfactory Police Information Check, or equivalent (See Appendix 5 in the Registration Handbook).

  • A completed Registration/Certification/License Verification Form (included in the Registration Application Package) or written letter confirming your current membership in good standing in a fully practicing membership category (as described in heading 4.1.1 in the Registration Handbook) forwarded directly to ACSLPA from the organization. A verification form or letter confirming your registration in good standing forwarded directly to ACSLPA will be required for each licensing body in the US in which you hold registration.

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

  • The application fee and registration fee.

NOTE:    These applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis in order to determine substantial equivalency.

After we’ve reviewed these 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
    (See Appendix 6 in the Registration Handbook).

If you need more information on the required documents and the registration process, you can find detailed descriptions in the Registration Handbook.