The fees described below apply to 2019. Registration and renewal fees will increase 6% in 2020


Initial Application Fee

The application fee for registration as an Active or Associate Registered Social Worker, Social Worker Candidate or Registered Social Worker (Provisional) is $100.00.

Annual Registration and Renewal Fee:

The annual registration fee or renewal fee is:

  Active Associate
January 1 – December 31 $416 $208
April 1 – December 31 $312 $156
July 1 – December 31 $208 $104
October 1 – December 31 $104 $52
Student Member    $10
Retired Associate Member    $50

Registration year begins January 1st and covers a twelve-month period. Prorated fees apply to new applicants only.

As of January 1st, 2019, new graduates who are applying for registration within a year of their graduation from an accredited school of social work or equivalent will pay an annual registration fee as follows, prorated from the date of approval to practice:

  Active Associate
January 1 – December 31 $208 $156
April 1 – December 31 $156 $104
July 1 – December 31 $104 $52
October 1 – December 31 $52 $26
     

Private Practice Fees

  • The initial application fee for entitlement to engage in private practice is $50.00.
  • $50.00 Listing fee for private practitioners who wish to be displayed in the online registry of private practitioners.

Other Fees

  • The fee for an examination of an applicant: $50
  • The fee for duplicate copies of receipts: $10
  • The fee for Reinstatement (failure to pay fees) will be $ 25 if under a week past the renewal date, $50.00 if over a week late, $ 75 if over two weeks late, $100 if over three weeks late.
  • The fee for Reinstatement (from retirement or resignation): $25