A Practice Permit is issued and required for speech-language pathologists and audiologists working in clinical, administrative, teaching or research settings, including those volunteering in their profession in Alberta.
Must be renewed online prior to 11:59 PM MST December 31 of the renewal year *
It is against the law to work in Alberta without a current practice permit. If you miss the deadline of 11:59 PM MST on December 31, your registration will be cancelled, you will be subject to the application/reinstatement fee of $220, and you will be ineligible to practice in Alberta until you have a current practice permit.
For speech-language pathologists and audiologists who are no longer active in their practice
(example: retired). These members do not hold a Practice Permit, and may not practice.
**For 2024 renewal, a fee of $50 will be implemented to renew as an Honourary Member**
Change of Status During the Registration Year
Non-Practicing to General Registration
For speech-language pathologists and audiologists who were non-practicing and want to return to practice and receive a practice permit for the remainder of the registration year. The fee is:
$40 X number of months remaining in the year of registration (in addition to the Non-Practicing Registration Fee paid during renewal); must have a Practice Permit for the month in which employment commences.
Applications to change status must be made in advance.
Status change requests are made online through the Member Portal.
Allow a minimum of two weeks to process.
Non-practicing members must verify that they meet current qualification hours and PLI requirements to change to General Registration status.