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The College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO) is the regulator of occupational therapists in Ontario

Licensing professionals

To be an occupational therapist in Ontario, you must be registered (licensed) with the College of Occupation Therapists of Ontario.

Learn about requirements for registration.

Setting standards

All occupational therapists must meet and maintain professional standards. The College sets the rules and standards.

Review the standards for safe, effective practice.

Investigating concerns

Occupational therapists are accountable for the services they provide. All clients have the right to safe, ethical, quality care.

Share concerns and learn about the complaints process.

Sharing information

The public register provides information about anyone who is, or was, licensed as an occupational therapist in Ontario.

Check information, learn how to find funding, and more.

The College's office is open to accept visitors, from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, by appointment only. Please contact us to arrange an appointment.

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