Parental Leave Member

Join   or    Renew

**CAOT’s membership year runs from October 1st – September 30th each year.  Membership fees are not Pro-rated**


  • Canadian citizen or established primary residency in Canada; and
  • Have successfully completed the National Occupational Therapy Certification Examination; or 
  • Qualified for full registration (without restrictions) from a Canadian occupational therapy regulatory body.
 Eligibility CAOT 
CAOT member who will be, or who plans to be on parental leave for at least 6 consecutive months between October 1st and September 30th  $145.00 $187.00

If you return to work prior to April 1st
, you will be required to upgrade your insurance and your membership to either Part-Time (working under 800hrs during the membership year) or Full-Time (working over 800hrs during the membership year).  Please fill out a Membership Change/Upgrade form and email your completed form to or fax it to 613-523-2552.

If you return to work after April 1st, no upgrade is required.

If you prefer, you can renew for the 2019-2020 membership year using a Membership Renewal Form.  Please email completed forms to or fax them to 613-523-2552.

If you have any questions, or need assistance completing your renewal, your membership services team would be happy to help!  Please contact, or call 1-800-434-2268 ext. 246 (Chris) or ext. 225 (Michelle – bilingual) for assistance.


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