Registration Fees

Identity Verification and Dues Payments

2023 Annual Registration Dues & Identity verifications can be paid and completed starting October 21, 2022 by logging into your profile

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Starting for the 2023 dues cycle registrants will also need to verify their identity with the College of Applied Biologists. Both are done by logging into your profile here: https://portal.cab-bc.org/ 

Identity Verification

With the implementation of reserved practice, and to protect the public interest, it is in the College’s best interest to be able to verify a registrant’s identity. For example, there could be cases of registrants with the same first and last names. This coincidence could cause confusion. As the College continues to see registration growth, there may be an increase in these cases and the need to verify our registrants’ identification is an important aid in meeting our mandate.

Identification verification of registrants will also aid the College’s compliance programs both with the Professional Governance Act and for our registrants. In fact, the College requires an identity verification step for existing registrants and all new registrants to comply with the Office of the Superintendent of Professional Governance’s registration Standards of Good Regulation.

NB: As with other information collected by the College, registrants’ privacy will remain protected as per the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

You will have to:

  1. Login to your profile here: https://portal.cab-bc.org/;
  2. Go to “Identity Verification Box” OR “Pay Fees” (where the Identity Verification is also an option);
  3. Enter your legal name;
  4. Enter your date of birth;
  5. Enter the expiration date (i.e., 2025-10-15) of your government issued photo identification;
  6. Upload a jpeg, tiff, png or other image file of your government issued photo identification. This can be a driver’s license, health card, passport, etc; and
  7. Then hit Submit. You must hit submit for your information to be saved. 

Annual Registration Dues

  • 2023 annual registration dues are payable in full by 11:59 pm December 31st.

  • Starting January 1, 2023: a late fee of 10% of annual dues plus GST on late fees is applied to your unpaid dues.

  • March 1, 2023: a registrant who has not paid dues, late fees and GST are listed as removed on the College’s register. Removed means that your registration has been cancelled:

    • A registrant who is listed as removed from the register can re-instate for up to three years from the date they are removed (March 1, 2023);

    • A reinstatement fee plus full annual dues for the year in which you are reinstating (anytime in 2022) plus the full 2023 registration dues will be required to be paid. 

Please refer to the College’s Bylaws for more information. View the 2023 dues here.