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Reserved Practice 2022 FAQ

Preamble The College has succeeded in its goal of securing reserved practice (practice rights) for Registered Professional Biologists (RPBio) and Registered Biology Technologists (RBTech). Reserved practice came into force on […]

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Apply to Register

[…] Authority shall be recognized as qualified to practice that occupation by the other Authority. Other registered biology professionals from another Canadian jurisdiction are able to apply for registration in the reciprocal […]

page | Last updated: Dec 04, 2023

Mandatory Training for Applicants and Registrants

[…] to the College will be required to take the legal requirements course prior to being registered. The Legal Requirements course is voluntary for existing registrants. Mandatory training for current registrants […]

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[…] of Applied Biologists is legally allowed to use the following titles in British Columbia (BC): Registered Professional Biologist (RPBio, R.P.Bio.) or Professional Biologist Registered Biology Technologist (RBTech or R.B.Tech.) Applied […]

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Change of Registration Status

[…] either reinstate or resign their registration. You must reinstate 3 years from the date you were registered as on leave.  In accordance with Bylaw 7-3, on-leave registrants do not have to meet […]

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Application Fee Payment Schedule

Application Timeline The average timeline to process an individual application from submitted to registered is 8 – 10 weeks. Payment of Fees There are several fees that are required to […]

page | Last updated: Jun 12, 2024

Understanding Your Application Status

[…] What you need to do to progress from this stage: Pay your registration dues 8. Registered You are registered by College staff and may use the title/designation you applied for […]

page | Last updated: Jun 12, 2023


[…] and registrants’ requirements. Once you are ready to apply you can navigate to the Apply to Register page. Registered Professional Biologist (RPBio) application tutorial Watch the Tutorial Registered Biology Technologist (RBTech) application […]

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