Authorization forms for prescribing methadone for analgesia—now online

The process to apply for a full authorization to prescribe methadone for analgesia has transitioned from a paper form to an online form. To apply, registrants must complete an application form, which can be accessed by doing the following:

  • Log in using the CPSID and password.
  • Under Forms (optional), click Methadone for Analgesia Authorization Application.
  • Answer all the questions.
  • Review and submit the application form.

Once the form is completed and submitted, registrants may view and print their application in a PDF format. Confirmation that the application is being processed will be sent via email within 48 hours.

To receive a temporary application to prescribe methadone for analgesia, registrants must download and complete the Temporary Authorization to Prescribe Methadone for Analgesia form from the College website, and submit it via email or fax.

Applications for a full or temporary authorization to prescribe methadone for opioid use disorder must be sent to the BC Centre on Substance Use.