The ACSLPA Application Package includes the forms and information that you will need to register with ACSLPA.
Click here to download the pdf file: ACSLPA Registration Package 2018.
For more information to help guide you through the registration process, click here to download the Registration Standards and Guidelines and Registration Standards & Guidelines - Appendices 7A, 7B, 8A and 8B.
If you are a speech-language pathologist or audiologist coming from another province in Canada, click here for Labour Mobility Information and the Request for Verification of ACSLPA Registration Form.
No. You must submit the original, signed application form, either in person or through the mail or courier. We cannot accept photocopied, faxed, or scanned forms.
The checklist in the application package will give you more detail about the documents you require, including which documents must come directly from the institution where you received your degree or qualifications.
After you have submitted all the required documents, it usually takes a minimum of 1–2 weeks to process your application if you are a/an:
If you were educated outside of Canada or the US, the exact amount of time to process your application will depend on how long it takes the committee to review your documents and on the timing of the Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) Certification Examination. You will not be registered with ACSLPA until we receive notice that you’ve successfully passed the SAC exam. You can write this exam at two different times in the year (usually spring and fall) up to a maximum of 3 times in total.
*Officially recognized as being of an approved standard.
No. You cannot begin working until you are registered with ACSLPA. It is illegal and an offence under the Health Professions Act for you to work or volunteer as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist in Alberta, or provide such services to the public without being registered.
Maybe. The Registration Committee may require you to write the SAC exam depending on your work experience and education background. If this is true in your case, we will let you know, in writing, as soon as possible.
No. ACSLPA is a regulatory organization, not a member association. Because of this, mutual recognition or reciprocity agreements with SAC do not apply to ACSLPA or other Canadian regulatory organizations.
Yes. Under the ACSLPA bylaws, courtesy registration allows practitioners to be registered in Alberta for a short term for a narrowly focused specific purpose, provided they are registered in good standing in another jurisdiction.
Click here to access Courtesy Register requirements and application form.
Questions? Please contact the ACSLPA office at email@example.com