Becoming a Member

A major responsibility of the Nova Scotia Osteopathic Association (NSOA) is to ensure that all applicants meet the requirements of registration and to issue certificates of registration to those applicants who meet the requirements of registration.


Candidates are responsible for paying the following fees when applying for a General (ie. active) class of license with NSOA:

Application Fee, including first year membership license: $200
Annual Registration Fee per Year: $200

Membership renewal for all members is due December 31st of each year. 

Documents for Registration

Candidates must supply NSOA with the following documentation:

  1. Official or notarized copies of all transcripts from an accredited osteopathic school. If such a transcript is unavailable due to extenuating circumstances, in the opinion of the Registration Committee, the candidate must otherwise satisfy the Registration Committee that he/she graduated from an accredited osteopathic education program;
  2. Proof of completion of at least 1000 supervised clinic hours;
  3. Two passport size photos of the applicant;
  4. Confirmation of Canadian citizenship, permanent residency or authorization under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada) to practice the profession;
  5. Completed application; and
  6. Applicant fee of $200 (non-refundable)

Member Application Form

Send all documents and application form to our office:

Nova Scotia Osteopathic Association

ATTN: Matthew Stewart, Membership Registrar
313 Prince Albert Road 
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
B2Y 1N3