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Section 5: Personal Information

In the first part of Section 5 of the General Application Form, you must provide general information about yourself. Click on a field below for information about how to complete each item in this section, as well as information about supporting documents that you may need to submit depending on your circumstances.

Last name, First name, Middle name(s)
  • Provide your full last, first, and middle names.
Common first name

Provide your preferred first name. This is the name that you plan to commonly use as an RECE. The information is included on the College’s public register.

Last name at birth, first name at birth, former last name if changed, former first name if changed
  • Provide information in the appropriate fields if you have had different first and/or last names in the past.
  • This is important as your supporting documents may show a name that is different from that of your current name.*

* Has your name changed at any time?

  • If your last or first name has changed at any time, you must submit a copy of one of the following documents as proof of your name change:*
    • Marriage certificate
    • Change of name certificate that legally changed your name
    • Court order that legally changed your name

* The document you provide must include your previous name(s) and new name(s).

  • For example, you completed your education and then married and adopted your spouse’s last name. In this case, your educational documents show your first and last name at birth, not your current first and last name. The College needs proof of name change in order to link the educational documents to your form.
Date of birth
  • Provide your birthdate.
Home address
  • Provide your complete address including city, province/state, country, and postal code.
  • Submission of an incomplete address may result in a failure to receive important information from the College.
Home telephone number
  • Provide your home telephone number, including area code.
Mobile telephone number
  • Provide your mobile (cell phone) number, including area code.
Current employment
  • Indicate whether you are currently employed.
Place of employment
  • Only if you are currently employed, provide your complete business name and address in this field.
Business telephone number
  • Only if you are currently employed, provide your business telephone number, including area code and extension (if applicable).
Business fax number
  • Only if you are currently employed, provide your business fax number, including area code​.

Section 5 also asks you to provide your preferences for your communications from the College. The College communicates with applicants in different ways, including in writing by mail or e-mail, and by telephone. Click on a field below for information about how to complete the item.

Preferred mailing address
  • Indicate whether your preferred mailing address is your home or business address.
Preferred language of communication
  • Select English or French according to your preference.
  • You will receive documents and communication from the College in your selected language.

The last part of Section 5 asks you to provide certain information that the College collects for statistical purposes to enhance its understanding of the diversity of the College’s applicants and of other issues related to the profession (e.g., workforce composition). The College may share aggregate information with third parties. The College will not share individual information unless required by law. Click on a field below for information about how to complete the item.

Gender
  • Check the box that best corresponds to your gender.
  • The College’s by-laws require that applicants provide this information to the College.
Indigenous heritage
  • Check this box if you self-identify with Indigenous heritage.
  • It is optional for applicants to provide this information to the College.
Francophone
  • Check this box if you consider yourself to be Francophone.
  • It is optional for applicants to provide this information to the College.

The College does not use this information to determine your preferred language of communication from the College. You are to indicate your preferences in the questions above related to communications from the College.

Personal Identification

Please submit a copy of the government issued identification as proof of your identity. Documents must be in either English or French and include:  

  • your full name, and 
  • date of birth  

 Example of documents include but are not limited to: 

  • Canadian Birth Certificate 
  • Certificate of Canadian Citizenship (front and back) 
  • Canadian Citizenship Card (front and back) 
  • Certificate of Indian Status Card (front and back) 
  • Canadian Passport  
  • Confirmation of Permanent Residence in Canada 
  • Permanent Resident Card for Canada 
  • Record of Landing 
  • Canadian Driver’s License or photo card 
  • Other type of documents (passports for international applicants, Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada) documentation for refugees, alternative documents, etc. 

 *The College cannot accept health cards as identification.