First-time Registration

To register to practice as a Physiotherapist on Prince Edward Island, please follow these instructions:

If you are an internationally educated physiotherapist....

If you are an internationally educated physiotherapist (IEPT), i.e. you have completed your physiotherapy education from an institution outside of Canada, please refer to the Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators (CAPR) website.

If you graduated in Canada...

If you graduated in Canada go to the online registration — Human Management System (HMS), click on 'I want to register' link, and follow the instructions on the screen. You will be notified by email after the Registrar approves your account.

After your account has been approved:

Step 1

Complete all the information under all the tabs in your Member Profile: Basic Information, Contact Information, Education, Special Authorizations, Employment, and Miscellaneous.

Step 2

Upload the proof of your Physiotherapy Education, such as a copy of your degree, or a letter from the Director of the university where you completed your physiotherapy training.

Step 3

Under the Education, PCE Certification heading:

  • If the process is completed, upload the proof of successful completion of the physiotherapy competency exam - clinical component (PCE-C) or the Alternate Plan by the PEICPT.
  • If you graduated before 1995, choose 'Grandfathered' on the drop-down menu.
  • If you haven't completed the process yet, choose 'In Progress'. Upload the proof you completed physiotherapy competency exam - written component (PCE‑W).

Note: If you have completed the PCE-W, you may practice under the supervision of a licensed Physiotherapist. Upload the completed supervisory agreement form and provisional practice monitoring tool. For more information please refer to the Physiotherapist Resident License policy.

Step 4

Under Miscellaneous, upload your professional liability insurance certificate, and criminal record and vulnerable sector check.

You may be required to present a letter from the PEI College of Physiotherapy when completing your check. You will find the letter within the registration system. The date must be within two weeks of completing your check otherwise it may not be accepted.

Step 5

Pay the appropriate fee (see table below), via PayPal. If you are registering after June 30, you are entitled to pay half the yearly fee (6 months registration), plus the initial registration fee.

Registration and Renewal Fees

Current registration and renewal fees:

Fee Type Fee Amount
New registration 425.00
Registration renewal 400.00
Registration renewal + late fee 550.00
Alternate plan exam 800.00
Letter of good standing 25.00
New temporary member 25.00
Temporary member renewal 25.00
Special Authorizations
Dry needling (including acupuncture) 25.00
Pelvic floor assessment and treatment 25.00
Spinal manipulation 25.00
Clinical specialist 25.00
Diagnostic Imaging - X-Rays 25.00

Special Registration

Physiotherapists licenced in another jurisdiction may apply for a special licence to allow them to practice during a visit to the Province of PEI.
More information / application

Licenced physiotherapists who are registered other Canadian jurisdictions who wish to provide continuing care or physiotherapy services that are not otherwise available, whether the services are delivered in person or via tele-rehabilitation, may apply for a special licence under the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreement.
More information / application