Inspiring Public Confidence in the
Physical Therapy Profession

The College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC) is a not-for-profit organization responsible for regulating the practice of physical therapists in the public interest.

The College is a regulatory organization that operates within the legislative framework provided by the Health Professions Act.

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Our Quality Practice team supports your delivery of quality physical therapy care and your growth as a physical therapist.

To keep you fully informed about the College’s Quality Practice program and how to get involved in its development, read the e-Newsletters delivered to your inbox.


Check Registrant
Status

CPTBC maintains a searchable database of physical therapists in BC who are registered with the College.

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Complaints

CPTBC is responsive to complaints about the conduct and competence of physical therapists in the province of British Columbia.

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Applications &
Renewals

Registration is required to practice physical therapy in BC. The annual registration cycle runs June 1 to May 31.

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Patient Relations
Program

The Patient Relations program aims to provide information to registrants and the public about professional misconduct.

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Public Notices

See the Discipline & Other Public Notices section of this website for actions taken to ensure safe, competent practice.

Discipline & Other Public Notices

CPTBC News

May 1, 2024

Draft Bylaws for New Multi-professional College Available for Public Feedback

A set of bylaws for the College of Health and Care Professionals of BC has been drafted and are now available for public feedback until June 14, 2024, at 4:30 pm. These bylaws are based on the bylaws of the existing College of Physical Therapists of BC and the other six regulatory colleges that will […]

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February 29, 2024

Ministry of Health Confirms Name of New Multi-profession College

The Ministry of Health has deposited regulation changes that reflect the final name for the new multi-profession regulatory college that will amalgamate: The College of Physical Therapists of BC The College of Dietitians of BC The College of Occupational Therapists of BC The College of Optometrists of BC The College of Opticians of BC The […]

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February 26, 2024

Summary of Key Changes in Updated Standards of Practice for Physical Therapists in BC

Updated Standards of Practice will come into effect on March 4, 2024. This summary provides an overview of the major changes, however, as all the Standards of Practice have been updated, registrants are strongly encouraged to individually review the revised Standards in detail. Changes made to the standards reflect changes and evolution of practice, as […]

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