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CSMLS Certified MLT Application


All applicants within this category may be eligible for a practicing license and must have successfully completed the Canadian MLT certification examination issued by Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) and are working in another Canadian jurisdiction or are a New Graduate within 24 months with no MLT work experience.

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

  • Domestically educated MLT -CSMLS Certified and working as a MLT in Canada
    • Moving from a regulated Province - Document checklist
    • Moving from a non-regulated Province - Document checklist
  • New Canadian Graduate- CSMLS Certified – graduated within previous 24 months with no work experience and never licensed in a Canadian jurisdiction - Document checklist
  • Internationally educated MLT (IEMLT)- CSMLS Certified and working as a MLT in Canada
    • Moving from a regulated province - Document Checklist
    • Moving from a non-regulated province - Document Checklist

How to Apply


Once you have reviewed the document checklist and have all required documents you can complete the Certified MLT Application Form below, remit fees and submit required documents.


Requirements


  • Enter all required profile information.
  • Pay applicable application and registration fees.
  • Enter your Practice Hours information through your "Applicant Portal"
  • Enter your Continuing Education through your "Applicant Portal"
  • Upload your supporting documents through your "Applicant Portal"

The on-line application will allow you to create your own login-id and password.

Username requires a minimum length of 5 characters.

Password requires a minimum length of 6 characters, must contain an uppercase letter and a digit.

These login credentials which you may reset, will allow you access to your 'Applicant Portal' where you can upload the required supporting documents.

Please note that once you submit your on-line application form, your application for membership will be reviewed and will have a status of 'pending'. SSMLT staff will review your application for membership and either approve it or contact you should further information be required.

Certified MLT Application Form


New Graduate (not CSMLS certified)


A temporary practicing licence- working under supervision may be issued for a limited timeframe, to a new graduate who has graduated from a Canadian accredited MLT program within the previous 24 months. To be eligible for this license category the new graduate will have no MLT work experience and must be either eligible and registered to write the CSMLS certification exam or have written the CSMLS certification exam and is awaiting results.

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

Temporary license expiration as follows:

  • Registered February CSMLS exam- license expires March 31
  • Registered June CSMLS exam- license expires July 31
  • Registered October exam- license expires November 30

See the credential document checklist for New Graduate Non-Certified.


How to Apply


Once you have reviewed the document checklist and have all required documents you can complete the New Graduate Non-Certified Application Form below, remit fees and submit required documents.


Requirements


  • Enter all required profile information.
  • Pay applicable application and registration fees.
  • Enter your Practice Hours information through your "Applicant Portal"
  • Enter your Continuing Education through your "Applicant Portal"
  • Upload your supporting documents through your "Applicant Portal"

The on-line application will allow you to create your own login-id and password.

Username requires a minimum length of 5 characters.

Password requires a minimum length of 6 characters, must contain an uppercase letter and a digit.

These login credentials which you may reset, will allow you access to your 'Applicant Portal' where you can upload the required supporting documents. Please note that once you submit your on-line application form, your application for membership will be reviewed and will have a status of 'pending'. SSMLT staff will review your application for membership and either approve it or contact you should further information be required.


Internationally Educated MLT


Internationally educated MLTs that are Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) certified and working in another Canadian jurisdiction, refer to Canadian Certified MLT application.


IEMLT Overview


Immigration to Canada and registration with the SSMLT are two separate processes. It is essential that you work on both the immigration and the registration processes.

Immigration

Important: The immigration process can take a long time. If you are approved to immigrate to Saskatchewan, you must still be accepted and qualified to work as a medical laboratory technologist. Conversely, you may be qualified to work as a medical laboratory technologist in Saskatchewan but may not be eligible to immigrate. If you are not currently residing in Canada, please read more information for Non-Residents of Canada .

Work Requirements


To work in Saskatchewan, you must have one of the following:

  • Be a Canadian Citizen
  • Be a permanent resident of Canada
  • Have authorization to work in Canada under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and Regulations

Visit Government of Saskatchewan - Immigrating to Saskatchewan for more information.

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