Re-registration on the membership roll as marriage and family therapist (after more than 5 years)

This section is intended for persons who were previously members of the Order as a marriage and family therapist.

Documents to attach

The following documents must be attached to your application for admission:

1. Application for re-registration /Form for re-registration as a marriage and family therapist

Complete the Application for re-registration /Form for Re-registration on the Membership Roll of the Order (PDF, 502 KB) using the Reference Guide for your Application for OTSTCFQ Admission or Re-registration  (PDF, 1,10 Mo).

2. Appendix C (if you have been declared guilty by a court of a criminal offence or by a disciplinary body of another order in Québec or elsewhere)

You are obliged to inform the Order of such a decision.

To do so:

Send us your documents by mail or by email  to the following address:

Secretary of the Order
Ordre des travailleurs sociaux
et des thérapeutes conjugaux et familiaux du Québec

255 Crémazie Blvd. East, Suite 800
Montréal, Québec H2M 1L5

[email protected]

Applications of persons declared guilty of a criminal or disciplinary offence are reviewed by the Admissions and Equivalence Committee, whose recommendations are transmitted to the Executive Committee of the Order.

This may take up to 12 weeks.


Fees payable

The fees payable will vary according to your situation at the time you apply  de réinscription.

These fees are not reimbursable.


Professional liability insurance

You are required to have professional liability insurance if you practice the profession (whether full time, part time or occasionally). See our page on professional liability insurance to find out more.

If you are in independent practice or not covered by professional liability insurance by your employer, you are obliged to purchase the Order’s professional liability insurance.  It is possible to request an exemption by completing Appendix B.

And then?

Send us your documents  by mail to the following address:

Service des admissions
Ordre des travailleurs sociaux
et des thérapeutes conjugaux et familiaux du Québec

255, boulevard Crémazie Est, bureau 800
Montréal (Québec) H2M 1L5

Applications received by email or fax will not be processed.


Time for processing an application for admission

You can expect a delay of 3 to 4 weeks for your re-registration on the membership roll from the time your file is considered complete.

Once your re-registration is completed, the Admissions Service will send you:

  • A letter confirming your re-registration on the membership roll of the Order
  • Your membership card and tax receipts (expect an additional delay for obtaining these documents)
  • Documentation on insurance available

If you wish to receive a new permit to display in public view, please request one from Ms. Sylvie Robert (whose contact information appears on the bottom of this page).

Period for preservation of incomplete applications

An incomplete file is destroyed one year from the date you were informed that your application was incomplete.

You will have to initiate a new re-admission procedure, including the payment of fees for opening your file and, if applicable, the review of your file.

For any questions, please contact:

Admissions Service
Telephone: 514 731-3925, ext. 249
Toll-free: 1 888-731-9420, ext. 298
[email protected]