Cross-Border Physiotherapy

Cross-border physiotherapy refers to services performed across a provincial border for the purpose of transferring expertise or physiotherapy knowledge, improving individual choice and allowing for greater efficiencies. 

Please note that you cannot hold two certificates with the College. If you currently hold an Independent Practice certificate in Ontario, you are not eligible to apply for a Cross-Border Physiotherapy certificate.

If you are interested in applying for a Cross-Border Physiotherapy—Independent Practice Certificate of Registration, please contact the Registration team after you have read the information below. Email registration@collegept.org or call 1-800-583-5885 ext 222 or 416-591-3828 ext. 222.  

 

Cross-Border Physiotherapy: How to Apply

  • Registration Process

  • Criteria

  • Application Process

  • Costs and Timelines

  • Use of Personal Information

FAQs: Cross Border Physiotherapy Applicants

  • What is an Independent Practice Certificate of Registration—Cross Border Physiotherapy?

  • What is tele-rehabilitation?

  • How do I apply to the College for an Independent Practice Certificate of Registration—Cross Border Physiotherapy?

  • When does my Independent Practice Certificate of Registration—Cross Border Physiotherapy expire?

  • How much does it cost to apply for an Independent Practice Certificate of registration— Cross Border Physiotherapy?

  • Do I need to submit my application in person?

  • How long will it take to approve my application?

  • I understand that in Ontario there is a roster for Authorized Activities, what does that mean?

  • Can I roster for Authorized Activities?

  • Which rules and standards do I need to follow?

  • Do I have to participate in the College’s peer assessment program and complete the annual Professional Issues Self Assessment (PISA) and Jurisprudence Module?

  • What happens if a patient has a complaint about the care I have provided?

  • How will I be paid for the services that I provide?

  • I am no longer registered with the College or regulatory body in my home province, can I still keep my Independent Practice Certificate of Registration—Cross Border Physiotherapy?

  • Where can I learn more about this?

Questions? 
Contact the Practice Advisor

1-800-583-5885 ext. 241 or email: advice@collegept.org