Apply for Registration

We register medical students, medical residents, physician extenders (Alberta medical residents offering semi-autonomous health care under a registered physician) and physicians.

Register to practice in Alberta

In Alberta, all physicians and medical learners must be registered with CPSA. We register medical students, medical residents, physician extenders (Alberta medical residents offering semi-autonomous health care under a registered physician) and physicians. Physicians wishing to offer telemedicine or temporary care in Alberta must also be registered with CPSA.

Apply for registration using one of the pathways below.

Apply for independent practice

Apply for physician extender registration

Apply for telemedicine registration

Apply for temporary activity registration

Apply for postgraduate training in Alberta

Apply for academic appointments

Transferring from another Canadian province or territory?

Physicians must have an Alberta medical practice permit to practise medicine in Alberta. However, Canada’s mobility agreements can make it easier for physicians who are already licensed in another province or territory to become registered with CPSA.

Questions for our registration team?

Phone: 780-969-4924
Toll-free: 1-800-320-8624 (in Alberta)

  • Providing your CPSA registration # will help us resolve your inquiry more efficiently.