How to Apply

How does a Health Care Aide enrol in the Directory? 

To apply to the Directory applicants must review the following:

Applicants are required to provide two (2) different pieces of valid Government-issued identification documents (ID) during their initial registration, one must be a photo ID in order to validate legal name, date of birth and address.

A list of acceptable forms of ID is provided below:

  • Driver’s license
  • Alberta provincial ID card
  • Valid passport
  • Birth certificate
  • Canadian citizenship certificate card
  • Permanent residence card
  • Treaty status card
  • Firearms card
  • Canadian immigration visa
  • Canadian forces identification card
  • Correctional services Canada card
  • Corrections officer identification card
  • Employee ID for child and family service authority card

Applicants must select two (2) from the above list and upload the ID directly to their application. Identification documents submitted by email or mail are discouraged and will not be accepted.

Applicants with one (1) valid form of ID:

Applicants who are unable to provide two (2) valid forms of Government-issued ID must provide the following:

  • One (1) valid form of Government-issued of photo ID.
  • One (1) expired Government-issued ID; and,
  • Either an employee ID or a notarized document confirming identity.

To be eligible for this exception, applicants must submit all three (3) of the abovementioned pieces of ID.


  • What are the different core competency statuses?
    • To review the requirements for each core competency status, please review Core Competencies.
  • How to be removed form the HCA Directory?

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