Under the Health Professions Act, you are required, within 30 days, to report changes to your name, contact information, employment and registration with another college.

Your name(s)

  • Your registration record must contain all your names. This includes full legal name, previous name, maiden name, alias or adopted name.
  • You must practice in the name that appears on your practice permit.

Married physiotherapists who adopt their spouse's last name but continue to use their maiden name in practice must still report the adopted name.

To change the name on your practice permit:

  • Provide request in writing
  • Include a copy of government issued identification, for example birth, marriage or divorce certificate
  • Request that your name is changed on your practice permit
  • Your registration record will be updated and a new practice permit issued

To report a name used outside of physiotherapy practice.

  • Report in writing
  • Include a copy of government issued identification, for example birth, marriage or divorce certificate
  • Indicate you do not practice in this name
  • The name will be added to your registration record but practice permit not changed

Contact information

  • Your registration record must contain your current home mailing address, an email address and home telephone number.
  • Log in to your online account to report changes as they occur.  

Employment information

Your registration record must contain current employment information:

  • employment status
  • where services are delivered
  • areas of practice
  • direct work phone number

Log in to your online account to report changes as they occur.

Registration with another college

Registration with another health profession must be indicated on your registration record. Log in to your online account to keep this information up-to-date.