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Regulation and HR Designations

The Office of the Registrar is the hub of regulatory activity at HRPA. The object of HRPA's regulatory framework is to protect the public interest by ensuring that human resources professionals registered with and certified by HRPA are competent and act in an ethical manner. In addition, the Registrar is responsible for maintaining the HRPA Public Register, the official statutory list of all HRPA members. 

Important Deadlines & Registrar News

2013/2014 I Older

Oct 16, 2014         OAP Registration now open

​Oct 2, 2014                   CKE Eligibility to write letters released via email
​Feb 24, 2014 Transcript Submission Form now online!
Feb 14, 2014 ​ EAP and OAP Registration now open
​November 6, 2013 Bill 32 becomes the Registered Human Resources Professionals Act, 2013

HR Designations
CKE Exam Central 
Continuing Professional
Development (Recertification)
Honourary Designations
Regulation of HR
Understanding Regulation
Statutory Objects
Fair Registration Practices Code
View the Registered Human Resources Professionals Act, 2013 (PDF)
Professional Liability Insurance
Rules of Professional Conduct (PDF)
Complaints and Discipline
Professional Conduct
Complaints and Investigations Process
Discipline Information
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Accommodation Policy
Late Transcript Policy
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Forms, Applications and Guides
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Handbook and Guides
CHRP Forms and Applications
Administrative Forms and Applications


Research conducted by about the market value of the CHRP shows that human resources leaders with a CHRP designation receive more promotions, increased job opportunities and have higher salaries than their counterparts who don't hold the CHRP designation. Certification as an HR professional has become an integral step to building a successful HR career.

If you have any questions about certification, please contact the Office of the Registrar at​​​