Ensuring safe, ethical and effective services.
Registering, regulating and setting quality standards.
Promoting fairness and respect
Supporting and overseeing practice in our province.
The College of Occupational Therapists of Nova Scotia (COTNS)
Our role is to ensure that the public receives safe, ethical and quality occupational therapy services.
We strive to maintain and build your confidence in the College and the occupational therapy profession by:
2016-2017 New Applicants/Re-Registrants $450.00
Plus an application fee:
Re-Registrants / LMSA $25.00
New Applicants educated in Canada $50.00
New Applicants educated outside Canada $75.00
Unit 203, 380 Bedford Hwy
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3M 2L4
The College will be closed March 31, 2017 to move into the new office space.
The Code of Ethics is a general guide, intended to provide registrants with information about the COTNS's expectations of ethical conduct of a therapist.