Locums

Physicians from other jurisdictions considering locum tenens work in British Columbia must obtain registration with the College. Contact the registration department for more information at registration@cpsbc.ca.

Rules for returning locums

Returning for a locum less than six months from the last locum

  • provide an updated certificate of professional conduct from all the jurisdictions worked since the last locum in BC
  • pay a re-registration fee of C$640
  • pay fees of C$150 per month

Returning for a locum between six months and one year from the last locum

  • provide an updated certificate of professional conduct from all the jurisdictions worked since the last locum in BC
  • pay a re-registration fee of C$640
  • pay fees of C$150 per month

Returning for a locum between one and three years from the last locum

  • provide one reference
  • update pages 1 and 3 of the application for registration form
  • pay a re-registration fee of C$640
  • pay fees of C$150 per month
  • update a consent to a criminal record check form if it is five years old

Returning for a locum three years or more from the last locum

  • complete the application for registration process
  • pay a re-registration fee of C$640
  • pay applicable licence renewal fees

You will also have to fill out the online Annual Licence Renewal Form once per year.