Registration Requirements


Policy name

Registration Requirements 

Approved by


Originally approved

April 1, 2013 

Last reviewed/updated

Nov 7, 2020 

Scheduled for review

Nov 2023 



Section 5.1 of the Health Professions Act identifies that the NLCRT approve the program of study and registration exams for applicants seeking registration in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador



Applicants for registration must fulfil the requirements in category 1 or 2. 


  1. A) Graduate from an accredited respiratory therapy program 

     B) Successfully challenge the CSRT national certification exam 


  1. A) Graduate from an accredited respiratory program 

B) Successfully challenge the provincial registration exam and hold a non-restricted licence in a regulated Canadian province. 




Health Professions Act, NLCRT Regulations, CSRT.