Today's Date: 20-Apr-2024
The online application form will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. Once started, there is NO OPTION to save your information and return at a later time or date. Before getting started, please make sure you have the following information handy to complete the online form:
  1. Your contact information.
  2. Your relevant education information.
  3. All relevant insurance information.
  4. Credit card information for payment of fees.
Also, please read the Registration Information Guide (.pdf) before completing this application.
Please contact if you are applying to from outside Canada.
Applicants will be required to pay the following fees during this process:
  1. Application Fee $100.00 (Non-refundable)
  2. Initial Registration Fee $545.00 (One-time fee applicable to all new registrants)
  3. Annual Registration Fee (paid once annually):
    • $515.00 for Registered Dental Hygienist or Dental Hygiene Practitioner ($300.00 after October 1st)

The sum of applicable fees will be due at the time you submit this application.

Please note that after submitting the form and payment you ARE NOT registered to practice dental hygiene. You will be required to submit additional documentation via mail in order to complete your application. A list of these documents will be provided to you after filling out the online form.

Between April 1st and September 30th, the full year fee of $515.00 applies. From October 1st to March 31st, the half year fee of $300.00 is in effect. If you wish to pay the half year fee, you must submit your online application on or after October 1st. Please review the information provided in the Registration and Renewal section of the website for more information or contact registration at for assistance.

Processing time is up to 6 weeks from the day that all registration requirements have been received.

You will be notified of your registration application approval by email. After your registration status has been confirmed by BCCOHP staff, you will be able to commence dental hygiene practice.

If you have questions regarding the online application process, please contact BCCOHP by phone at 672-202-0448 or by email at
All registrations expire on March 31st, and must be renewed annually regardless of the initial registration date.
All registrations expire on March 31st, and must be renewed annually regardless of the initial registration date.