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The Federation of Dental Hygiene Regulators of Canada (FDHRC) and the National Dental Hygiene Certification Board (NDHCB) amalgamated effective January 1, 2022.
The new organization is operating as the FDHRC.

Equivalency Assessment Application


This application is for the Educational Credentials and Qualifications Assessment for Dental Hygienists Educated in a Dental Hygiene Program NOT Accredited by CDAC or ADA-CODA. 

In order to be considered for an Equivalency Assessment of your credentials and qualifications, an applicant must be able to provide evidence of meeting the minimum requirements found on the Equivalency Assessment webpage

Note: Applicants must meet all of the criteria listed on the Equivalency Assessment webpage before the FDHRC can open an Equivalency Assessment file on their behalf. If those criteria are not met, the FDHRC will not conduct an Equivalency Assessment, will reimburse the application fee minus a non-refundable fee of $125 + tax, and the applicant will be denied eligibility.

Please make sure to consult the Equivalency Assessment Handbook and Equivalency Assessment page for further details about how to apply for eligibility and a list of required supporting documents.

NOTE: You will need to log in to complete the transaction. If you do not already have an account, you will need to create one. You can confirm whether or not you have an account by trying the 'Forgot Password' option on the login pop-up.

Equivalency Assessment Application Fee: $1035 +tax

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Equivalency Assessment

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