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​​​Please note that the CDSBC office is temporarily closed in compliance with the direction of Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Minister of Health Adrian Dix for all British Columbians to take action to keep ourselves and our community safe. Our staff are working off-site to provide essential CDSBC services. To reach us, please use our contact form >>

Registration & Renewal

Dentists, dental therapists and certified dental assistants (CDAs) in British Columbia are registered to practise with the College of Dental Surgeons of BC.

Applicants: during this time, we will accept notarized forms and supporting documents by email to Note that we will only be able to accept them if the scanned images are clear. Please send your originals by mail. The registration team will review documents as received and will reach out for any clarification as needed. Response times may be slower than usual. Thank you for your patience.


• Dentist Registration
• Request for Certificate or Letter of Standing
• Annual Renewal
Dental Therapists

• Dental Therapist Bylaws
• Scope of Practice
• Annual Renewal
Certified Dental Assistants

• CDA Certification
• Request for Letter / Certificate of Standing
• Annual Renewal

Phone: 604-736-3621

Scope of Practice for Dentists and Dental Therapists and the restricted activties for CDAs can be found in the Regulations & Bylaws section