To legally practise physiotherapy in Manitoba, you must be registered with CPM. To become registered with CPM, you must complete the registration process outlined on this website.
Physiotherapy is a regulated profession in Canada. Each province and territory has its own regulator and registration requirements.
In Manitoba, the regulator is the College of Physiotherapists of Manitoba (CPM).
Immigrating to Canada and becoming a licensed, practicing physiotherapist can be a challenging process. To learn more about the process, visit the Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators website for more information on the life of a physiotherapist in Canada.
Complete this task before you begin the registration process.
IEP Registration Process
Documents and Forms
Supervised Practice Agreement (PDF)
Application for Registration Form (PDF)
University of Manitoba Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
Internationally Educated Professional Access Hub
Ensure you qualify to immigrate to Manitoba:
Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)
Immigration and Citizenship Canada
Determine if you are likely to meet the requirements for registration:
Self-Assessment Readiness Tool (SART©)
Practice English from your home computer:
English Online Program
CBC Manitoba English Program
Take a free English language test:
For financial assistance, click here
Obtain information about notarized translations:
Credentialing and Exams
Visit the Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators for details:
Use these resources to find employment:
Government of Canada’s Jobs and the Workplace website
Government of Manitoba
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA)
Manitoba Physiotherapy Association
Acquire Professional Liability Insurance:
Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA)
Criminal Record Check
Apply for a Criminal Record Check:
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
Winnipeg Police Service
Learn about the Appeals process:
The Physiotherapists Act