Annual Renewal

The 2018 registration and MLT Practice Permit renewal season commenced September 15, 2017.

The registration and MLT Practice Permit renewal process can be accessed using the secure Member Login located at the top right corner of the CMLTA website.

2018 Renewing MLT Dues 

  • September 15 – October 31, 2017: $450 (early bird discount)
  • November 1 – November 30, 2017: $500 (regular dues)
  • December 1 – 31, 2017: $625 (regular dues + $125 processing fee)
  • After December 31, 2017: an additional $500 payment may be applied 

Online payment may only be made by VISA or MasterCard, or Interac from the following financial institutions: TD, BMO, RBC, and Scotiabank. The emailed purchase receipt is only confirmation of payment; it may take an additional four to six weeks for a renewal to be processed and MLT Practice Permit and official tax receipt to be emailed. Those choosing to renew mid-December, should not expect a 2018 registration and MLT Practice Permit by December 31, 2017.

Renewals received up to December 21, 2017, have been processed and Practice Permits have been emailed. Please contact if you renewed before December 22, 2017 and have not yet received your Practice Permit.

For the 2018 renewal season, the CMLTA will no longer provide the option to pay CSMLS annual membership fees online with the payment of CMLTA registration dues. Regulated Members will need to contact the CSMLS directly for the payment of CSMLS membership fees.

New for 2018:

  • MLT registration dues reduced by $70.
  • A key initiative on the 2017-2019 CMLTA strategic plan was to develop an online Continuing Competence Program (CCP) resource. This initiative has been completed and two videos have been developed. They can be viewed on the website under the CCP section:


  • After submitting payment, you will receive an internet purchase receipt from and a separate email from containing your renewal documents. Once the CMLTA has reviewed and approved your renewal, you will receive an MLT Practice Permit and official tax receipt from Please add both email addresses to your safe senders list.
  • To ensure timeliness, fairness, and to meet fiduciary responsibilities, the CMLTA uses electronic means (email) as the primary source for all communication. All Regulated Members are responsible for receiving, reviewing, and where necessary; responding to all communications from the CMLTA.
  • The CMLTA office will be closed December 25, 2017 to January 1, 2018.
  • Please allow 4-6 weeks to process your renewal documents and receive your new 2018 registration and MLT Practice Permit.

Legislated Deadline for Registration and MLT Practice Permit Renewal
Individuals working without a 2018 registration and MLT Practice Permit after December 31, 2017 are in contravention of the Health Professions Act (HPA) and shall be subject to sanctions under the HPA. Individuals practicing on or after January 1, 2018, without a 2018 registration and MLT Practice Permit are subject to an additional $500 payment and may also be subject to a complaint of unprofessional conduct, including discipline sanctions.

In this circumstance, the CMLTA sends notification to the employer after January 1, 2018 indicating the individual must cease working as an MLT immediately until they are in possession of a valid registration and MLT Practice Permit and provide evidence of such to their employer. In addition,

Recent Graduates with Provisional MLT Practice Permits
Please remember to email, fax, or mail a copy of the CSMLS Statement of Examination Results or CSMLS Certificate and a copy of MLT diploma/degree to the CMLTA to be upgraded to a full-standing Practice Permit. Official sealed transcripts stating MLT diploma/degree awarded sent directly from the educational institution to the CMLTA will be accepted in lieu of diploma/degree.

Retiring/Moving Out of Province/*Leave of Absence
Pursuant to the HPA, MLTs are required to notify the CMLTA immediately of any changes in employment status resulting in the non-renewal of a registration and MLT Practice Permit for 2018. Please submit a Notice of Non-Practice form by email to

*If an individual is employed as an MLT and is NOT providing professional services, but is on a paid leave and receiving employer benefits (e.g. sick leave, parental leave, long term disability), registration is still mandatory and an MLT Practice Permit is required as the payment of benefits is contingent upon MLT employment.

Renewal Questions
Direct all questions to or consult the website.

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