The Labour Mobility Act helps support the seamless movement of out-of-province certified professional workers to Alberta to meet the province’s labour needs and spur Alberta’s economic recovery and future growth. This act allows highly skilled Canadian certified professional workers to easily and quickly get work in our province by removing barriers and creating a consistent approach to recognizing out-of-province credentials.
A labour mobility applicant is an individual who applies to the regulatory body of a regulated profession to be registered in the regulated profession who is currently registered in good standing with a body that regulates the same profession in a province or territory in Canada other than Alberta.
Labour mobility applicants are required to submit:
Applicants are also required to complete the CMLTA Jurisprudence Examination.
A registration decision must be made within 20 business days. As per the Health Professions Act, applicants whose application was denied and do not agree with this registration decision, have 30 days to request a review by Council of this registration decision. Please contact the CMLTA for more information. Once an application for an MLT practice permit is approved, the applicant is notified via email. The expiry of the permit aligns with the end of the CMLTA’s registration year which is December 31.
The College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Alberta (CMLTA) is the regulatory body for Medical Laboratory Technologists (MLTs) employed in Alberta.
We wish to acknowledge that the land on which the CMLTA office is located is Treaty 6 territory and a traditional meeting ground for many Indigenous people. This is home to the Cree, Blackfoot, and Metis, as it is for the Nakoda, Tsuu T’ina, Chipewyan, and other Indigenous people. Their spiritual and practical relationships to the land create a rich heritage for our life as a community.
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