Changing Class of Registration

Members can change their class of registration at any time during the membership year; however, the time that it will take for the College to process a request to change class will range from 10 business days up to 10-12 weeks depending on the type of class change request.


IMPORTANT NOTE:
 March 17, 2020 was the deadline for class change applications (General and Inactive). Class changes must have been approved by that date for Members wanting to renew in a different class. If you did not make the March 17 deadline, you will have to renew in your current class and may end up having to pay more (e.g., if changing from Active to Inactive class). Registration renewal fees are non-refundable. Class change applications received after March 17 will be processed on April 1, 2020. ​


Types of Class Changes

There are three types of class changes that are available to Members under the Registration Regulation:

  • General Class to Inactive Class
  • Inactive Class to General Class (Under 2 years)
  • Inactive Class to General Class (2 years and over).

General Class to Inactive Class

Members in the General class who wish to change to the Inactive class of registration must submit a completed application form, which will be verified, pay a fee of $100 (plus HST) and provide proof of having purchased enduring or tail professional liability insurance coverage for a minimum period of five years. Class changes in these circumstances can be processed relatively quickly by the College and generally take up to 10 business days. The process can be initiated by downloading and completing the following Change of Class form.

Inactive Class to General Class (Under 2 years)

Members who have been in the Inactive class of registration for less than two years and wish to change to the General class of registration must submit a completed application form, which will be verified, pay a fee of $100 (plus HST) and provide proof of having purchased professional liability insurance coverage in the amount and on the form as set out in the by-laws. Class changes in these circumstances can also be processed relatively quickly by the College and generally take up to 10 business days. The process for this type of class change can be initiated by downloading and completing the following Change of Class form.

Inactive Class to General Class (2 years or more)

Members who wish to change to the General class and have been in the Inactive class of registration or in the General/Inactive class with a Non-clinical TCL for two years or more must submit a completed application form, which will be verified, pay a fee of $275 (plus HST) and provide proof of having purchased professional liability insurance coverage in the amount and on the form as set out in the by-laws. In these circumstances, the Registration Regulation requires that the Registration Committee review the application to change class. As a result, this process may take 10-12 weeks to complete, depending on the information provided and the meeting schedule of the Registration Committee (they meet once a month). The process for this type of class change can be initiated by downloading the following Change of Class form.