Active Practice

To register for Active Practice with CPM, you must complete these tasks

TASK 1. CONTACT CPM
Contact CPM for current Registration requirements.  You may do this by email, phone or in person.

College of Physiotherapists of Manitoba (CPM)
1465A Pembina Highway
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Phone: (204) 287-8502
info@manitobaphysio.com

At this time, CPM will:

  • Direct you to where you can obtain the registration form on the website.
  • Inform you of the cost of your registration fee. The annual fee is $820.00 (2023). CPM will base your fee on your date of registration (fee will be prorated after August 1).
  • Inform you of the cost of the initial or re-registration fee.

TASK 2. MEMBERSHIP IN GOOD STANDING FORM
Submit a Regulatory History/Membership In Good Standing Form from the last two College(s) in which you were registered.

TASK 3.  CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK (CRC) WITH VULNERABLE SECTOR
Submit the original criminal record check document with your registration package.  The CRC must be no older than 6 months from the date of issue. The original CRC will be returned to you.

TASK 4. PROOF OF EMPLOYMENT AND LIABILITY INSURANCE*
Submit with your package, your letter of employment as well as proof of insurance, whether it is provided by your employer or personal liability insurance. *Proof of employment and insurance must be submitted within three months of initial registration (or re-registration) with CPM.

TASK 5: PROOF OF PRACTICE HOURS*

CPM requires that all Active physiotherapists have completed 1200 practice hours within the last 5 consecutive years.  The College requires documentation from your previous employer(s) confirming your hours broken down per year. *A letter confirming practice hours, on clinic/facility letterhead, will be requested at the first registration renewal after initial registration (or re-registration) with CPM.

TASK 6. REGISTRATION FEE 
Pay your registration fee (fee amount provided by CPM during TASK 1. CONTACT CPM).

You may pay by:

  • Cash (in person, by appointment)
  • Credit card (by phone or in person, by appointment)
  • E-Transfer to info@manitobaphysio.com

TASK 7. SUBMITTING YOUR DOCUMENTS

  • Email documents to info@manitobaphysio.com OR
  • Fax documents to 204-474-2506 OR
  • Mail or hand-deliver (office open by appointment only) all required documents and application fee to:

College of Physiotherapists of Manitoba (CPM)
1465A Pembina Highway
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2C5
Phone: (204) 287-8502

CPM will take up to 5-7 business days to process your application. CPM will send you the following by email:

  • A decision letter that confirms that you have been registered for Active Practice
  • Instructions for printing your Certificate of Registration and Receipt for Registration Fees

Your registration expires in January of every year. In December, CPM will send you information to remind you that you must renew your registration. The email will include the renewal deadline, online renewal instructions, and registration fee information.

If you fail to complete your registration renewal:

  • You will no longer be registered with CPM
  • You can no longer legally practice physiotherapy in Manitoba
  • CPM will notify your employer

If you are transferring from the In-Active Register to the Active Register, click here

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