Professional Licensing

Dentists

Registration

Certificate of Standing

Applying for dental licence

When applying for a dental licence in the NWT, a Certificate of Standing from each jurisdiction in which the dentist has practiced is required.  The certificate must be:

  • issued within the previous six months as evidenced by a date; and
  • sent directly to the Office of the Registrar, Professional Licensing from the issuing registering authority.  The certificate can be faxed, but the original must also be mailed.

Requesting a Certificate of Standing from Professional Licensing Registrar to other Registering authorities

The professional licensing Registrar will issue a Certificate of Standing if the request for a certificate is made in writing to the Registrar, with the required payment.

Legislation

Employment Opportunities

Scope of Practice

There is no defined scope of practice for dentists.

Association

Membership is voluntary.

For more information, contact:

NWT/NU Dental Association

Attn: Executive Director

PO BOX 46817

Vancouver, BC, V6J 5M4

Phone: (867)-988-0151

Toll Free Fax: 1-877-389-6876

Website: http://nwtnudentalassociation.ca/