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Providing a comprehensive registration application checklist

Classification: Health

Regulatory Body

College of DENTAL HYGIENISTS of Ontario

College of DENTAL HYGIENISTS of Ontario


This practice offers applicants a streamlined checklist that allows them to access key documents and webpages.

The College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario (CDHO) has created an online registration check list. It includes links to resources and policy documents such as application guides, FAQs, legislation, a jurisprudence module, and the CDHO's document retention and safeguarding policy. This checklist allows applicants to understand what information they need to consult when completing the application, what they need to do, and how to send in their documents.

Value to Regulator

  • Helps to ensure adherence to published criteria, policies and procedures.
  • Helps to improve communication with applicants.
  • Makes registration process more efficient and less complicated; timelines are improved, unnecessary steps are eliminated, use of resources is optimized.

Value for Applicants

  • Helps applicants better understand the registration process and what to expect.
  • Resources and alternative ways to meet registration requirements are available to applicants.
  • Helps applicants to understand what to expect to be licensed before coming to Canada.

Duties from Registration Practices Assessment Guides

This practice falls under the following duties from the Registration Practices Assessment Guides:

  • Information for Applicants
  • Transparency

Profession's Membership Size

Large (more than 10,000 members)

Date of publication:

Apr 25, 2013