The necessary forms for applying for registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers are available online. If you encounter any difficulty with downloading, e-mail the College at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will e-mail the required form to you.
Application to Become a Registered Social Worker (RSW)
Use this application form to apply for full registration. The application package includes the following:
Application to Become a Provisional Registered Social Worker
Use this application form only if you would like to apply for provisional registration.
For existing provisional registrants only:
Required for applicants without a social work degree
Applicants applying with a related degree must complete Application Supplement 1 and arrange for a supervisor to complete and submit Application Supplement 2. These two documents must be submitted in addition to application for full registration.
Application to Become a Registered Clinical Social Worker (RCSW)
Use this application form to apply for clinical registration. The application package includes the following:
Verification of Registration/Licensure Forms
Registration/Licensure verification forms are required for any applicant who is or has been registered with any professional regulatory body. The top link below is for applicants who are or have been registered as a social worker in another jurisdiction. The bottom link is for applicants who are or have been registered in another profession. Examples include teaching, nursing, and law. Completed forms must be sent directly from the regulatory body to the BC College of Social Workers.