Nova Scotia College of Medical Laboratory Technologists

Canadian Practicing MLT

Coming from a Regulated Province ( AB, MB, NB, NL, NS, ON, QC, SK)

NSCMLT promotes the mobility of MLTs within Canada.

If you currently hold a Medical Laboratory Technologist registration in another Regulated Canadian jurisdiction, and apply for registration practice as outlined in the Canadian Free Trade Agreement on Internal Trade (CFTA), you may be eligible to practice in Nova Scotia. Applicants are required to provide a letter of standing, proof of professional liability insurance, complete the initial application and pay the appropriate fees.

NSCMLT Labour Mobility Policy 

Coming from a Non-Regulated Province or Territory (BC, NT, NU, PE, YT)

If you currently hold a position as a Medical Laboratory Technologist  in a province where the profession of medical laboratory technology is not regulated you are required to compelte the full initial application and submit all educational documents, proof of professional liability insurance, a letter from your previous or current employer that you are in good standing, proof of MLT certification and all documents requested. 

Remember: You cannot work as a medical laboratory technologist in Nova Scotia until you have received notice from NSCMLT that your application has been approved.

Ready to Join NSCMLT?

The button below will take you to our membership software, where you will complete the registration process. Your progress will be saved, so you can return at any time to complete the application, should you be unable to complete it at once.

Begin Application

Get in Touch

380 Bedford Highway, Suite 202
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3M 2L4


Phone: 902-453-9605

Toll Free: 888-897-4095 (NS only)

Fax: 902-454-3535