First Time Applicants

Oral health professionals must be registered/certified with BCCOHP to practise in British Columbia. 

Use the tabs below to find out more about applying for initial registration in BC.

Certified dental assistants

Learn more and apply for first time certification as a CDA.

Dental hygienists

Learn more and apply for first time registration as a dental hygienist.

Dental technicians

Learn more and apply for first time registration as a dental technician.

Denturists

Learn more and apply for first time registration as a denturist.

Dentists

Learn more and apply for first time registration as a dentist.

Dental therapists

Learn more about first time registration as a dental therapist.