Registration

Initial Application – License and Membership

To practice in Saskatchewan as an MRT, you must be registered as a practicing member of SAMRT

Initial Application: All applicants for full practice, non-practice or student membership must submit an initial application. First time licence applicants of any class will be charged a non-refundable $120.00 registration fee which must accompany the initial application.

Language Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of English proficiency as recognized by the SAMRT Council. See Language Requirements

Application Form

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Note: All documents must be uploaded and where required, sent to the SAMRT Office in order to proceed with the application.

Full Practice Licence

An eligible Medical Radiation Technologist (MRT) is a graduate of a SAMRT Council approved accredited Canadian educational program, and has successfully passed the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) National Certification Exam.

Note: Graduates of a non-Canadian educational program in medical radiation technology must make application to the SAMRT as an Internationally Educated MRT (IEMRT) prior to applying for a licence to practice in Saskatchewan. For more information on the IEMRT application process, click here

1.Practice Hours:

  • Must have worked a minimum of 1,200 MRT practice hours in one’s primary discipline in the previous five (5) years, or
  • Have graduated from a SAMRT Council approved accredited educational program within the preceding three (3) years, or
  • Be transferring with a full practice licence from another Canadian province or territory.

NOTE: A full practice licence in a second discipline requires a minimum of 300 MRT practice hours in the previous five (5) years, or

Have graduated from a Council approved educational program within the preceding three (3) years, or

Be transferring with a full practice licence from another Canadian province or territory.

2.Professional Liability Insurance:

  • All members who practice must be insured against liability for professional negligence in an amount that is at least $5,000,000 per incident and $5,000,000 per year. For more information on professional liability insurance, click here.

3.Continuing Education:

  • Continuing education is mandatory for maintaining membership/licensure with the SAMRT. A minimum of 10 Medical Radiation Technology credits per year is required.

✔ A completed membership application form to be filled online.

✔ Pay $120 Application Fee.

✔ Proof of successful completion of an accredited educational program in medical radiation technology (diploma or degree).

✔ Proof of successful completion of the national examination of medical radiation technology administered by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT).

✔ A criminal record check performed within the last 3 months (Original copy must be sent post or courier only).

✔ Verification of Professional Liability Insurance (PLI).

All applicants transferring from Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, or New Brunswick require the following documents only:

✔ A completed membership application form to be filled online.

✔ Pay $120 Application Fee

✔ A Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) certificate from your current licensing body. Contact your current licensing body to request this.

✔ A criminal record check performed within the last 3 months (Original copy must be sent post or courier only).

✔ Verification of Professional Liability Insurance (PLI).

All applicants transferring from British Columbia, Manitoba, Newfoundland or Prince Edward Island require the following documents:

✔ A completed membership application form to be filled online.

✔ Proof of successful completion of an accredited educational program in medical radiation technology (diploma or degree).

✔ Proof of successful completion of the national certification examination of medical radiation technology administered by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT).

✔ A criminal record check performed within the last 3 months (Original copy must be sent post or courier only).

✔ Verification of Professional Liability Insurance (PLI).

Graduate Practice Licence

This licence is for persons who have successfully completed a SAMRT Council approved accredited Canadian educational program gram but have not successfully completed the CAMRT national certification entry examination. This licence permits graduates to work in the interim.

The prescribed education program must have been completed within three years prior to the application of this licence. It may be issued for up to a four-month period, renewable for a maximum of up to one year to a person who has written or is eligible to write the CAMRT National Certification Exam, but who has not received the results of the examination.

Note: Graduates of a non-Canadian educational program in medical radiation technology must make application to the SAMRT as an Internationally Educated MRT (IEMRT) prior to applying for a licence to practice in Saskatchewan. If they have graduated within the preceding three years, IEMRTs may be eligible for a Graduate Practice Licence.

  • A graduate practice licence is only valid until the date when the member receives the results of the required examination, and only if the member takes the examination at the earliest opportunity following completion of the program.
  • A holder of a graduate practice licence must practice only under the direct supervision of a full practice member in the same discipline
  • If the member fails the required examination, his or her graduate practising licence may be renewed for a maximum period totalling one year if the member:

1. Provides satisfactory references from his or her current employer.

2. Demonstrates that they are writing the required examination at the earliest opportunity available.

✔ A completed membership application form to be filled online.

✔ Pay $180 Application Fee.

✔ Proof of successful completion of an accredited educational program in medical radiation technology (diploma or degree).

✔Proof of registration to write the national certification examination of medical radiation technology administered by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT).

✔ A criminal record check performed within the last 3 months (Original copy must be sent post or courier only).

✔ Verification of Professional Liability Insurance (PLI).

Note: All documents must be uploaded and where required, sent to the SAMRT Office in order to proceed with the application.

Student Membership

This membership is for students enrolled in an accredited educational institute, seeking to become members of SAMRT. To cultivate a collegial spirit and to gain practical knowledge of their chosen profession of Radiation Technologists, students are encouraged to participate as student members.

Here are some of the benefits of being a student member:

  • A one-time $120 student application fee which gives students all benefits associated with student membership for the entire duration of their program.
  • The $120 application fee for full practice licence is waived for registered student members of SAMRT in Saskatchewan.
  • Student members can attend conferences at the given student rate.
  • Student members receive SAMRT newsletters and journals that provide up-to-date information on our members’ practice.
  • A student member must be enrolled in a prescribed education program.
  • A student member must be eligible to write the required examination or has written the required examination but has not received the examination results.

✔ A completed membership application form to be filled online.
✔ Pay $120 Application Fee.

Non-Practice Membership

This membership is for MRTs who are either:

  1. On leave of absence from their current employer(s) and will not be practicing during the time the leave of absence is in effect, or
  2. MRT previously licensed as a full practice member but chooses not to practice as an MRT and want to remain a member of the College.

These candidates typically meet all other criteria for licensing however; they are not required to maintain practice hours. Continuing education credits are required

A non-practice membership is eligible for:

  • Members who have previously held full practice licence.
  • Members who are in good standing with the Association.

Here are some of the benefits of being a non-practice member:

  • to have a voice and vote at all meetings and mail ballots and to stand for and to be elected to any office and to be appointed to any committee;
  • to receive the publications of the Association;
  • to use the titles prescribed in section 22 of the Act.

✔ During renewal complete the renewal application form selecting the non-practice status.

✔ Pay $240 fee.

Associate Membership

Individuals with a continuing interest in the profession that have received certification in the basic diagnostic x-ray and laboratory procedures from an accredited training school may apply for an Associate membership.

✔A completed membership application form to be filled online.

✔Pay $130 Application Fee.

To inquire about Associate membership, click here.

Retired Membership

Individuals who have been a member for 30 or more years or has reached the age of 65 years old and is no longer directly or indirectly involved in the practice of the profession of medical radiation technology may apply for a Retired membership.

Retired membership entitles a person to receive the publications of the college.

  • Current annual membership fees may be viewed here.
  • To inquire about Retired membership, click here.

Life Membership

The Life Membership is intended to honour a member who has made outstanding contributions to the profession of Medical Radiation Technology or to the association. This award is delegated through a nomination process, by the association.

The SAMRT strives to award this membership at least every two years. Recipients of the Life Member Award are invited to present the Percy Hunt Honorary Lectureship at the meeting in which the award is presented.

Nominations are open to the membership as well as by consideration of the Awards Committee.

This award has previously been bestowed on:

  • Nestor Shinkewski (Inaugural)
  • Bob Britz (2012)
  • Debbie Lundy (2019)

To access a nomination form, click here

Practicing as a life member:

The annual fee for a full practising licence to a member who holds life membership is $185.00. For those who qualify, life membership fees are automatically applied at time of renewal