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​Important Application Information for Dentists

This online application process will allow you to open a web account and submit the required information for your registration with CDSBC.

  • Your application must be completed in one attempt
  • If you logout or close your web browser your partially completed application will not be saved
  • You will be able to upload documents after your application has been completed
  • The online application process may take up to 20 minutes
  • Once each required piece of the application package is received by CDSBC staff (i.e. Certificates or Letters of Standing from other jurisdictions, Statutory Declaration) the processing time takes approximately 2-3 weeks.

​Step 1: Create an online account

If you have not been a registrant with CDSBC, you will need to create a new account. Click on Create Account to start the application process. You will be required to enter your name and contact information.

Step 2: Login to start application

You will require the following information to complete the online application form:

  • Contact information – home and practice addresses, phone numbers, and email address (if applicable)
  • BC Driver’s Licence number or other form of identification
  • Dental education – institution, graduation date, degree received
  • National Dental Examination Board (NDEB) completion information
  • Names of other jurisdiction(s) you have been registered with, along with dates
  • Insurance information

Step 3: Submit payment of application and Criminal Record Check (CRC) fees

Once the application information forms have been completed you will be prompted to pay the application and Criminal Record Check fees (non-refundable).

Note: A separate payment of the registration fee will be required once CDSBC staff have confirmed application completion.

Payment options are as follows:

  • Credit Card (VISA, Mastercard)
  • Interac (RBC Royal Bank, TD Canada Trust, BMO Bank of Montreal, and Scotiabank only)
  • Cheque/Money Order (mail or in person)
  • Cash (in person) exact amount required

Step 4: Submit/upload required documents

Once you have completed the application, you will be able to upload required documents.

  • Education degree/diploma
  • NDEB certificate
  • Name change documents (if required)

All documents that require notarization must be submitted to the CDSBC office by mail or in person.

  • Notarized Statutory declaration (available for download during the application process)
  • Notarized copy of government issued photo ID
  • Certificates or Letters of Standing from jurisdictions previously registered/certified with (must be sent directly from that regulatory organization)

Step 5: Submit payment of registration fee

Once all the required documents are received and your application is ready to be finalized, you will receive an email notification to make your final payment. You will need to log into your account and pay the registration fee. View the list of fees on Schedule F.

Step 6: Registration confirmation

Once your registration fee has been processed, you will be sent an email from CDSBC within two business days confirming that your status has been changed to active.

You cannot practise until you receive a registration confirmation email.

Click here to download step by step instructions.

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