The application must be typed and submitted as a single-sided document.
You will be informed by email, prior to the meeting date, of the status of your application.
The Credentials Evaluation Sub-Committee (CESC), an adjudicative committee of CAP, evaluates the
academic credentials of applicants. You will be informed of the committee’s decision, by email, within
four weeks of the review date.
Official transcripts must arrive on or before the deadline date of the corresponding meeting. All meeting
dates and deadlines are posted on CAP’s website.
If you received transfer credit for any courses, official transcripts must be submitted for the institution
where the courses were originally completed.
If the program requirements (coursework, projects, thesis/dissertation defense, practicum) are complete
but the graduate degree has not been officially granted (not recorded on transcript), an official letter
must be mailed directly from the academic institution confirming the completion of all degree
requirements and the expected convocation date.
Official course syllabi and instructor credential information must be provided if coursework being listed
does not state “psychology” in the title or prefix or is not from a program of psychology. If providing course
syllabi, they must be from the year and session/term the course was completed and mailed directly from
the institution to the College.
The Statutory Declaration must be signed by a Commissioner for Oaths, Justice of the Peace or Notary
Application fees are based on the origin base of the institution and not the location of the campus where
the degree was completed.
If you attended an institution outside of North America, you must obtain a Specialized Assessment of
coursework from IQAS or Course-by-Course Assessment from WES Canada.
If your transcripts are in a language other than English, they must be translated into English by a certified
translator and notarized.
If you have more coursework to list, print and attach additional pages.
Internationally educated applicants applying for registration in Alberta must provide evidence of English
Internationally educated applicants are exempt from taking the English language proficiency
their highest degree was obtained in English
they have a high school diploma or a minimum of two years of undergraduate education
(in any field) in English
All other internationally educated applicants must have taken the IELTS (International English
Language Testing System) academic version within 24 months of application and achieved a
minimum score of 7.0 in each component.
Enquiries about the status of your file should be emailed to the credentials department
Refer to FAQ on CAP’s website.