Joining the Manitoba Osteopathic Association

In order to become a MOA-member, you must be a graduate of a registered Canadian Manual Osteopathic College with a minimum of 2200 hrs of on-campus training and 1000 hrs of hands-on clinical experience.

Online courses without clinical component are not eligible for membership.

Please contact us to verify the eligiblity of your college / education.

You must also carry proof of professional liability insurance for Osteopathy.

Student memberships are available.


  1. Copy of your diploma(s) and transcripts at a Canadian Manual Osteopathic College with a minimum of 2200 hours of on-campus training.

  2. Proof of additional 1000 hours of clinical internship or hands-on clinical residency (intra- or extracurricular).

  3. Proof of Standard First Aid and Level C CPR certification. Online courses are not acceptable.

  4. Copy of Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check completed no more than 6 months prior to the application date. Online checks are not acceptable.

  5. Copy of government issued photo identification (drivers license, passport etc.).

  6. Proof of liability insurance with Lackner McLennan for Osteopathy with a minimum of $5,000,000 personal liability. The MOA is a registered association with Lackner McLennan.

  7. Application fee of 300$ by e-transfer or personal cheque (includes annual membership fee of $150 and non-refundable application processing fee of $150)

  8. Completed Practicing Membership Application Form



Once you have collected all required documents, please mail your application to:


Manitoba Osteopathic Association

51 Heaton Avenue


R3B 0J4


Allow 5-7 days processing time. Once your membership has been approved, you will receive an email with your membership details, your username and password for the online membership portal. If you have applied for practicing membership, you will also receive your Manitoba Osteopathy Association member number, which you should use on your receipts as proof of membership. An official certificate of membership will be mailed to you.