Registering as a Midwife in Manitoba


Routes to Registration as a Midwife in ManitobaNorthern Manitoba midwives care for client mother and newborn

In Manitoba, Canada, the Legislation regulating the profession of midwifery requires that a person must be registered with the College of Midwives of Manitoba to practice midwifery. There are three routes to registration:

  1. Graduation from a midwifery education program that is approved by the College
  2. Completion of an approved assessment or bridging program for internationally educated midwives.
  3. Registration with another Canadian midwifery regulatory body.

Emergency Registration

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and in accordance with Section 12.1 of the Midwifery Act, the Board of Assessors of the College of Midwives of Manitoba has made Emergency Registration available to Non-practising registrants and Practising midwives in other Canadian jurisdictions. 
Policy on Emergency Registration
Emergency Return to Practising
Application for Emergency Registration 

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