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Renew Your Training Licence

The College contacts you by email when it is time to renew your licence. Please ensure we have your most current email address so you do not miss this notice. If you did not receive an email, please call renewal support at 902-482-5825.

Important Dates

  • Renewal opens each year in May
  • Licence renewals received after May 23 are subject to a late fee
  • Failure to renew will result in your licence expiring on July 1

You cannot return to training until you receive confirmation of licensure from the College. Training without a valid licence is considered professional misconduct and may result in a Registrar’s complaint.

Renewal Fees

DatesMay 1-23May 24 – 31
Renewal Fees$200$200
Late Fee$50
Total $200$250

We are here to help. 
Call 902-482-5825 or toll-free 1-877-282-7767
Email: renewalsupport@cpsns.ns.ca

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the fee and deadline to renew my Nova Scotia Postgraduate Training Licence?

Licence Fees and Deadlines

$200.00 (licence renewal form and fee received by the College by May 23, 2021)

$250.00 (licence renewal form and fee received by the College May 24 to May 31, 2021)

The College will send you an email notification on May 3, 2021. It is important that you keep the College notified of any changes in your email address.

 

Will renewing my Postgraduate Training licence automatically renew my Postgraduate Practising Licence?

No.  You must reapply for a Postgraduate Practising Licence (resident moonlighting) for each academic year.  Your current moonlighting licence will automatically expire on June 30, 2021.

I didn’t receive an email notification to renew my Postgraduate Training Licence? Should I contact the College?

Yes.  If you did not receive the email renewal notification, the College may not have your correct email address on file.  Contact renewal support at 902-482-5825 to confirm your email address.

What if I don’t need a Postgraduate Training Licence for the upcoming academic year?

If you receive an email notification from the College to renew your Postgraduate Training Licence but will not require a training licence in Nova Scotia for the upcoming academic year, please let us know at registration@cpsns.ns.ca.

If you are completing your training program and are intending to practise in Nova Scotia, please visit Registration and Licensing section on the College website for information on obtaining a licence to practise.

How does the renewal process work?

Annual licence renewal is a secure, online-only process that takes 5 minutes to complete.  Please note that you cannot renew your Postgraduate Training Licence via mail or in-person at the College.

  1. Click on Member Services
  2. Log-in using:
  • Your email address on file with the College
  • Your password (passwords are case-sensitive)
  1. Click on Renew Your Postgraduate Training Licence and follow the on-screen instructions for completing the renewal form and payment of fees.
  2. A Save and Pay Later option enables you to save the information you enter and return later to complete the form and initiate payment. Note that renewals not completed before May 24, 2021 will be subject to a $50.00 late fee.
  1. Fee payment through the online form can be made by Visa, MasterCard, Visa Debit or debit/bank card (Scotiabank, BMO, RBC and TD only).
  1. Once the College has reviewed and approved your renewal form, you will receive an email confirmation of renewal with your receipt.

If you have any concerns around privacy and website security, please refer to the College’s Privacy Policy.

What if I have problems logging into the website to renew?

The renewal page has been optimized for Windows Internet Explorer and may not function correctly with other internet browsers. The College recommends that you use a desktop or laptop computer.

  1. Be sure that you have entered your email address correctly. It is important that you keep the College informed of any changes in your email address.
  2. Your password is case-sensitive. If you have already logged into Member Services, you should already have a password.
  3. If you do not have a password or you have forgotten your password:
  • Click on Re-set your password
  • Enter the email address you have on file with the College.
  • Click on Submit.
  • You will receive an email with a link to set a new password (this will come from DO NOT REPLY – CPSNS).
  • Check your spam or junk folders if you do not receive this email.
  • If you do not receive an email to reset your password, contact the College at renewalsupport@cpsns.ns.ca or phone 902-482-5825 or toll-free 1-877-282-7767. Try logging in later; the site may busy or undergoing maintenance.

How do I obtain a confirmation of licence renewal and receipt?

A confirmation of licensure and receipt will be forwarded to you by email once the Registration Department has reviewed and approved your renewal.

Is technical assistance available?

Yes. Monday to Friday – 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

  • Phone 902-482-5825
  • Toll-free 1-877-282-7767

You can also send an email to renewalsupport@cpsns.ns.ca.