Apply for a physiotherapist inactive certificate

  1. Determine if you are eligible
  2. Complete the application form
  3. Provide all other supporting documents required
  4. Pay your fees
  5. Submit your application, supporting documents and fee
  1. Determine if you are eligible

    All physiotherapists in Yukon must be registered and hold a certificate.

    Apply for registration and an inactive certificate if you wish to maintain your physiotherapist certificate in Yukon but will not actively practice.

    We accept and process inactive physiotherapist applications on an ongoing basis. You only need to apply for inactive registration once, but you must renew your inactive certificate every year. All physiotherapist certificates expire annually on January 31.

    Eligibility

    You are eligible to apply for an inactive certificate if you meet the following requirements.

    • You hold a current physiotherapist full certificate in Yukon.
    • You complete steps 2 to 5 of this application process.

    If you have had any complaints, disciplinary or criminal action against you, you may not be approved for registration or certification.

  2. Complete the application form

    Complete all sections of the application form. Do not leave a section blank. You may enter “not applicable” when it is relevant. We may return incomplete applications.

  3. Provide all other supporting documents required

    You must also provide the following with your application.

    • Certificate of standing in another Canadian jurisdiction.
      • Request a certificate of standing if you are registered to practice in another jurisdiction.
      • Have the regulatory body send the certificate of standing directly to Professional Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (PLRA).
      • We do not accept certificates of standing submitted by applicants.
  4. Pay your fees

    Fees

    • Inactive certificate registration fee (one-time fee): $40
    • Inactive certificate annual fee: $40

    Payment method

    You can pay your fees by cheque or credit card. Complete the payment information form and include this and your fees with your application.

  5. Submit your application, supporting documents and fee

    Submit your entire application package. This must include:

    • your completed application form;
    • all supporting documents; and
    • your payment form and fees.

    We typically process applications within 10 business days. We will confirm you have met all legal requirements before issuing a certificate. We may return your application if you have not provided all the required documentation.

    Submit your application package

    • In person or by courier at 307 Black Street, Whitehorse Y1A 2N1. We are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m.
    • Email: physio.plra@gov.yk.ca
    • Fax: 867-667-3609
    • Mail:
      Government of Yukon
      Professional Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (C-5)
      Box 2703
      Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6

Contact 

For questions about applying for a physiotherapist inactive certificate email physio.plra@gov.yk.ca or phone: 867-667-5111 or toll free in Yukon: 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5111.