Annual Renewals

The 2021 Renewal period is now closed.

If the College has not received a registrant’s renewal application and payment for the 2021/22 Renewal Period which ended on February 28th, 2021, in accordance with section 21 of the Health Professions Actthat registrant will be removed from the register of dental hygienists in British Columbia effective March 1st, 2021 and may not practice dental hygiene until re-registered.

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If you have not registered with CDHBC at any time in the past, please see First-Time Applicants.

All CDHBC registrations expire on the last day of February each year. Notice of the renewal time period is emailed to each registrant in accordance with the bylaws.

Preparing to Renew

All registrants must provide a completed renewal application, and proof of professional negligence insurance (except registrants renewing in the non-practicing category).

You will also need:

Submitting Your Renewal


Online renewal is accessible 24 hours a day during the six-week renewal period each year. The online renewal system accepts payment from Visa, Visa Debit, Interac Debit, and MasterCard. 

Registration Classifications

For more information to determine which registration classification you qualify for, please see Registration Classifications.