General Requirements for Registration

The general requirements for a Certificate of Registration of any class are:

  1. Reasonable fluency in written and spoken English or French.
  2. The applicant must not have been found guilty of any criminal offence, an offence under the Narcotic Control Act, (Canada), or the Food and Drugs Act (Canada), or any other offence relevant to suitability to practise chiropody.
  3. The applicant must not have been found guilty of professional misconduct, incompetence or incapacity, in Ontario in relation to another health profession, or outside Ontario in relation to chiropody or another health profession.
  4. The applicant must not be the subject of a current proceeding of professional misconduct, incompetence or incapacity, in Ontario in relation to another health profession, or outside Ontario in relation to chiropody or another health profession.
General Certificate

General Certificate

The specific requirements for a General certificate of registration are:

  1. Successful completion of a chiropody program approved by the Council of the College (see Approved Programs section)
  2. Successful completion of the registration examination set or approved by the Council of the College (see Registration Examination section)
  3. The applicant must have been engaged in clinical practice for a total of at least three months during the two years immediately preceding the application.(This requirement is exemptible)
    (This does not apply to those who successfully completed an approved program within two years preceding the date of the application).
  4. If the Registration Committee feels that the program referred to in section 1. above is deficient in one or more aspects, the applicant must agree in writing to abide by any terms, conditions or limitations imposed by the Committee, until the applicant has met the educational requirements set by the Registration Committee.
  5. Proof of Canadian citizenship or permanent residency in Canada or authorized under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada) to practise the profession in Canada. (This requirement is exemptible)
Academic Certificate

Academic Certificate

The specific requirements for an Academic certificate of registration are:

  1. Successful completion of a chiropody program approved by the Council of the College.
  2. The applicant must have an appointment to the faculty of an approved chiropody program as referred to in 1 above.
  3. If the Registration Committee feels that the program referred to in Documentation Required in Support of an Application, is deficient in one or more aspects, the applicant must agree in writing to abide by any terms, conditions or limitations imposed by the Committee, until the applicant has met the educational requirements set by the Registration Committee.
Educational Certificate

Educational Certificate

The specific requirements for an Educational certificate of registration are:

The applicant is:

  1. enrolled in Ontario in an approved chiropody program as referred to in Documentation Required in Support of an Application, or
  2. practising under the supervision of member who holds a General or Academic certificate of registration in order to meet requirements imposed by the Registration Committee for qualification for a General certificate of registration.

NOTE: An Educational certificate of registration may only be reissued with the approval of the Registration Committee in accordance with their policy guidelines