CPA’s objectives are: 

  • to improve the health and welfare of all Canadians;
  • to promote excellence and innovation in psychological research, education, and practice;
  • to promote the advancement, development, dissemination, and application of psychological knowledge; and
  • to provide high-quality services to members.

As a member of CPA, you will get all the benefits and services that the largest organization of psychologists in Canada can provide.

We will be accepting applications for the 2017 Membership year starting November 15th. 

Our Application Process consists of the following steps:

  1. Create a login - Sign up form (a confirmation email will be sent with the link to the application form)
  2. Complete the Application form and submit for review (a confirmation email will be sent once the application is submitted)
  3. Application reviewed, if accepted a confirmation email will be sent  (please ensure that membership@cpa.a is in your safe sender list or verify your junk mail folder regularly) Our current review time is 2-5 business days.
  4. Complete your membership by paying your invoice online (your membership will only be recognized once your invoice is paid)


The Membership Department will assign a type based on the following criteria; you can refer to the following graph to see which category you best fit in:  CPA Membership Type Assignment

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If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Member Services Centre at:

Tel: 613 237-2144, ext. 324
Toll free: 1 888 472-0657 ext. 324