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of British Columbia

Student Registration Renewal

All student registrations expire on March 31st.  If you are undertaking clinical training in a Traditional Chinese Medicine education program in B.C. after March 31st, you are required to renew your student registration to ensure your continuous registration.  Current student registrants may renew online through the Registrant Portal during the Renewal Period – from February 6 to March 31. 

In order to receive your student badge BEFORE your student registration expires, please submit your completed online renewal application and all the required documentations to the College by the first Monday of March. 

Student Registration Renewal Fees & Receipt

Please refer to Schedule F of the CTCMA Bylaws for the registration renewal fees.  After your payment is successfully processed, a receipt will be sent to you by email.  Please keep the receipt as a confirmation of payment in a safe place.  Additional cost may apply for requesting duplicate receipts.

Student Registration Renewal Declaration

The renewal form includes a declaration. By making this declaration, student registrants affirm that they are compliant with the declaration. 

Failure to Renew Your Student Registration on or before March 31st

Your student registration will be cancelled on April 1st. When your student registration is cancelled, you are no longer permitted (by law) to attend any TCM and acupuncture clinical training in British Columbia, Canada.  No clinical hours completed by non-registered students will be recognized for exam/registration purposes.

Once a registration is cancelled due to failure to pay an annual registration renewal fee on or before March 31, you may apply for reinstatement within 3 months (no later than June 30th) by paying an annual registration renewal fee plus a reinstatement fee in an amount equal to 35% of annual registration renewal fee and satisfying all requirements for renewal. (Section 59 of the CTCMA Bylaws).

For late renewal between April 1st to June 30th, you may use the paper application form below with Confirmation Form of Education Standing:

2020 Student Registration Renewal Form (available between April 1st to June 30th)

        Confirmation Form of Education Standing

After June 30th, you will need to make a new application for student registration.