Ret. - Retired
Available to an RPBio or RBTech who is no longer practicing applied biology in either a paid or volunteer capacity and does not expect to do so in the future. For more information on tasks Retired members are able to take on, please refer to Interpretation of Rule 22.214.171.124 for retired members. Upon acceptance to Retired status the member must return their seal to the College as it remains the property of the College (per section 13.6 of the Rules).
On Leave - Temporary Withdrawal
Available to registered and enrolled members who are no longer practicing applied biology in either a paid or volunteer capacity because of a return to school to upgrade their skills, parental leave or for medical or compassionate reasons, but who intend to return to the profession within 3 years. Note that Rule 7.12.5 provides after one year on temporary withdrawal the member must complete 50% of the CPD requirement for each of the subsequent years on temporary withdrawal.
How to Change Your Status
Complete the appropriate Change of Status form below.
Do you want to go on Temporary Withdrawal?
Submit the Online Form (Electronic Form)
Do you want to go on Retired status?
RPBio or RBTech to Retired status
Submit the Online Form (Electronic)
Resigning your membership?
All Categories Resignation from the College
- Submit the Online Form (Electronic)
Do you want to reinstate your membership?
See Reinstatement page of the website for more information