The College is pleased to offer applicants the ability to securely apply and pay their application and registration fees to the College through its NEW online application portal.

Please ensure you first read all information related to the requirements for registration, including fees, citizenship, language and conduct found on the Information for All Applicants webpage.

The online application portal is currently available to individuals who:

  • have obtained an accredited social work degree;
  • have obtained an approved social service work diploma; or,
  • are applying on the basis of their registration as a social worker in another Canadian jurisdiction.

If you are applying through the equivalency stream, please visit one of the following webpages for more information:

To apply online, you must not have previously applied to the College. This must be your first application to the College. Previous applicants, previous members and current members must contact the College by email at registration@ocswssw.org to start the application process. If you are unsure whether or not you have previously applied, please contact the Registration Department at registration@ocswssw.org.

Important note: Please complete the application on a desktop/laptop (not a mobile or tablet device).

For optimal usability with the College’s online application portal, the following browsers are recommended: Chrome, Firefox, or Microsoft Edge. If you are having trouble working with this site or are using a different browser, you may wish to download or update to Chrome, FireFox or Microsoft Edge. If you experience any other difficulties, please contact us at registration@ocswssw.org.

Please note: The College’s online application process requires payment to be made by credit card. Currently, the College accepts online credit card payments by Mastercard or Visa. Payments by debit card including Visa Debit and Mastercard Debit are not accepted.

For full details regarding the College’s online application process, please read our Guide for Online Applications.
PLEASE DO NOT START the online application process until you have all required information with you, including payment. Applicants must complete BOTH the initial applicant information AND payment in order to proceed to the next step in the application process.

Ready to apply? Start the online application process here.

Already applied online? Login here.

If you have any questions about the online application process or if you would like to submit a paper-based application, please contact the Registration Department at registration@ocswssw.org.