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NLCHP Portal

Visit the NLCHP Portal to access online services for applicants and registrants.

NLCHP is pleased to announce as of January 21, 2020 it has moved to a new online registration system. You can completed your application online by clicking on the link to the NLCHP Portal on the left. For a quick guide on how to activate your account please click here. 

 

New Graduates

This section applies to you have recently graduated from a recognized health professional education program in
Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) or other Canadian jurisdictions. To practice in NL, you must apply
for and have confirmation that your registration is approved before commencing employment, which includes orientation.

Individuals who practice without a valid practicing license will be subject to a penalty of $100/per day worked and
where the period of practice exceeds three days from and including the 1st day will be subject to discipline in
accordance with Part V of the Health Professions Act (2010).

Overview of Registration Process

  1. Complete the required online courses listed below:
  2. Complete the Application for Registration in the NLCHP Portal. This requires you upload the following documentation. Official Transcripts/Proof of Education program completion must be sent directly from your educational institution to the NLCHP. You may also be asked to submit additional documentation depending on your profession.
    • Color Photo ID (Driver’s License or Passport)
    • Certificate of Conduct and Vulnerable Sector Check (Documents must be certified, or originals must be forwarded to NLCHP office after uploading. A “certified” copy is a copy that has been signed by a Commissioner of Oaths or a Notary Public verifying the copy is a true likeness to the original.)
    • Proof of completion of national certification exam (or date of writing)
    • Proof of professional liability insurance
    • Certificates of completion of the required online courses completed in step one.
    • Other certificates may be required.
  3. Allow four to six weeks to process your application. All required documents and forms must be received before an application is reviewed.
  4. NLCHP will notify you by email that your application for registration has been reviewed and request you to login to the NLCHP Portal to pay your registration fees.
  5. You will receive an email once your application is approved and your name has been added to the List of Registered Health Professionals. You are then eligible to practice in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Canadian Applicants

This section applies to you if you have ever been registered/licensed to practice in another Canadian jurisdiction (province/territory). To obtain a license to practice in NL you must apply for initial registration before commencing employment, which includes orientation.

Individuals who practice without a valid practicing license will be subject to a penalty of $100/per day and where the period of practice exceeds three days from and including the 1st day will be subject to discipline in accordance with Part V of the Health Professions Act (2010).

Overview of Registration Process

  1. Complete the required online courses listed below:
    • Custodian-Direct Contact with Personal Health Information and Direct Contact with Personal Health Information available on http://nlchi.skillbuilder.ca/home
    • Jurisprudence Education for your Health Profession available at www.chplearning.ca
  2. Complete the Application for Registration in the NLCHP Portal. This requires you uploading the following documentation. Official Transcripts/Proof of Education program completion must be sent directly from your educational institution to the NLCHP. You may also be asked to submit additional documentation depending on your profession.
    • Color Photo ID (Driver’s License or Passport)
    • Certificate of Conduct and Vulnerable Sector Check (Documents must be certified, or originals must be forwarded to NLCHP office after uploading. A “certified” copy is a copy that has been signed by a Commissioner of Oaths or a Notary Public verifying the copy is a true likeness to the original.)
    • Proof of completion of national certification exam (or date of writing)
    • Proof of professional liability insurance
    • Certificates of completion of the required online courses completed in step one
    • Letter from your employer confirming that you have practiced the number of hours required for registration in your profession in the previous four years
  3. Request a Verification of Registration/Letter of Good Standing (s) from all jurisdictions where you are currently or have even been registered/licensed to practice. These letters must be sent directly to NLCHP from the Regulatory Body. For more information please see the NLCHP Letter of Good Standing Policy.
  4. Allow four to six weeks to process your application. All required documents and forms must be received before an application is reviewed.
  5. NLCHP will notify you by email that your application for registration has been reviewed and request you to login to the NLCHP Portal to pay your registration fees.
  6. You will receive an email once your application is approved and your name has been added to the List of Registered Health Professionals. You are then eligible to practice in Newfoundland and Labrador.

NLCHP is pleased to announce as of January 21, 2020 it has moved to a new online registration system. You can completed your application online by clicking on the link to the NLCHP Portal on the left. For a quick guide on how to activate your account please click here. 

 

New Graduates

This section applies to you have recently graduated from a recognized health professional education program in
Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) or other Canadian jurisdictions. To practice in NL, you must apply
for and have confirmation that your registration is approved before commencing employment, which includes orientation.

Individuals who practice without a valid practicing license will be subject to a penalty of $100/per day worked and
where the period of practice exceeds three days from and including the 1st day will be subject to discipline in
accordance with Part V of the Health Professions Act (2010).

Overview of Registration Process

  1. Complete the required online courses listed below:
  2. Complete the Application for Registration in the NLCHP Portal. This requires you upload the following documentation. Official Transcripts/Proof of Education program completion must be sent directly from your educational institution to the NLCHP. You may also be asked to submit additional documentation depending on your profession.
    • Color Photo ID (Driver’s License or Passport)
    • Certificate of Conduct and Vulnerable Sector Check (Documents must be certified, or originals must be forwarded to NLCHP office after uploading. A “certified” copy is a copy that has been signed by a Commissioner of Oaths or a Notary Public verifying the copy is a true likeness to the original.)
    • Proof of completion of national certification exam (or date of writing)
    • Proof of professional liability insurance
    • Certificates of completion of the required online courses completed in step one.
    • Other certificates may be required.
  3. Allow four to six weeks to process your application. All required documents and forms must be received before an application is reviewed.
  4. NLCHP will notify you by email that your application for registration has been reviewed and request you to login to the NLCHP Portal to pay your registration fees.
  5. You will receive an email once your application is approved and your name has been added to the List of Registered Health Professionals. You are then eligible to practice in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Canadian Applicants

This section applies to you if you have ever been registered/licensed to practice in another Canadian jurisdiction (province/territory). To practice in NL, you must apply for and have confirmation that your registration is approved before commencing employment, which includes orientation. 

Individuals who practice without a valid practicing license will be subject to a penalty of $100/per day and where the period of practice exceeds three days from and including the 1st day will be subject to discipline in accordance with Part V of the Health Professions Act (2010).

Overview of Registration Process

  1. Complete the required online courses listed below:
    • Custodian-Direct Contact with Personal Health Information and Direct Contact with Personal Health Information available on http://nlchi.skillbuilder.ca/home
    • Jurisprudence Education for your Health Profession available at www.nlchp.ca
  2. Complete the Application for Registration in the NLCHP Portal. This requires you uploading the following documentation. Official Transcripts/Proof of Education program completion must be sent directly from your educational institution to the NLCHP. You may also be asked to submit additional documentation depending on your profession.
    • Color Photo ID (Driver’s License or Passport)
    • Certificate of Conduct and Vulnerable Sector Check (Documents must be certified, or originals must be forwarded to NLCHP office after uploading. A “certified” copy is a copy that has been signed by a Commissioner of Oaths or a Notary Public verifying the copy is a true likeness to the original.)
    • Proof of completion of national certification exam (or date of writing)
    • Proof of professional liability insurance
    • Certificates of completion of the required online courses completed in step one
    • Letter from your employer confirming that you have practiced the number of hours required for registration in your profession in the previous four years
  3. Request a Verification of Registration(s) from all jurisdictions where you are currently or have even been registered/licensed be sent directly to NLCHP.
  4. Allow four to six weeks to process your application. All required documents and forms must be received before an application is reviewed.
  5. NLCHP will notify you by email that your application for registration has been reviewed and request you to login to the NLCHP Portal to pay your registration fees.
  6. You will receive an email once your application is approved and your name has been added to the List of Registered Health Professionals. You are then eligible to practice in Newfoundland and Labrador.
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