Nova Scotia College of Medical Laboratory Technologists



Upon initial application Medical Laboratory Technoloigst (MLT) are required to pay a fee pro-rated to the month of application (See chart below) and the administration fee.  

Each year members are required to pay an annual fee to renew their license to practice legally as an MLT in Nova Scotia.

Refer to policy FIN.012 NSCMLT Fee Structure.


Pay via Payroll Deduction With Your Employer: Some employers (CBS, IWK, NSH) offer a payroll deduction plan. Please contact your HR department to see if this option is available to you and to start the process.  A specific amount is deducted from each pay period over the year to collect the full amount for the next year's payment and submitted to NSCMLT on your behalf. 

Pay Online: Using your credit card through the application process.

E-Transfers: Sent to (e-transfer must include your full name and license #).

Cheque: Personal cheque, certified cheque, or Canadian money order are payable to the Nova Scotia College of Medical Laboratory Technologists. 


Remember your application will only be processed once all documents and payments are received. 


    2024   2025
Practicing Active 400.00  410.00
Non-Practicing Provisional 195.00 205.00
Temporary Practicing  Provisional   400.00 410.00





License Reactivation

(after January 1)

License upgrade from retired

License upgrade from non-practising

Active Practising

Non-Practicing (Provisional)

Active Practising

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Additional Registration Fees

Renewals   2024
Dec. 1 - 15th $60.00
Dec. 16th - Dec 31 $85.00
Reactiviation (After January 1) $515.00

Pro Rated Fees - 2024

Pro-rated fees apply for first time NSCMLT applicant only who are applying for a Practising membership license in 2024.

*Please note these fees will be adjusted for 2025. 

January: $400.00 July: $200.00
February: $367.00 August: $167.00
March: $333.00 September: $133.00
April: $300.00 October: $100.00
May: $267.00 November: $67.00
June: $233.00 December: $33.00

Other - 2024

Administration fee (nonrefundable)              $160.00 
Non Sufficient fund cheque/credit card $50 plus bank charges to NSCMLT
Letter of Standing Application:  
Member           $62.00

Former Member

License Appeal  $1000.00
Seal of the College         $62.00

*All fees are in Canadian Dollars.

Membership Fees Non-refundable - A member who is registered for a day or a year, the cost for regulating that member is the same for the year. NSCMLT is required to provide readily available services.

Fees are set each year for licensing prior to the Annual Meeting by the Board of Directors.

The fees listed above DO NOT include your professional liability insurance (PLI) that is required each year. 

Please note fees are subject to change with 30 days notice. 

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Land Acknowledgement - NSCMLT would like to begin by respectfully acknowleding that the province of Nova Scotia is the ancestral homelands of many diverse populations and acknowledge that we are on the traditional lands, referred to as Mi'kma'ki the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi'kmaq People who are the founding people of Nova Scotia under the "Treaties of Peace and Friendship". We respect the Peace and Friendship treaties, we acknowledge the harms and mistakes of the past, and we dedicate ourselves to move forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in a spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.  

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380 Bedford Highway, Suite 202
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3M 2L4

Phone 902-789-6465




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