Registered Professional Biologists (RPBios) and Registered Biology Technologists (RBTechs) are issued a seal. RPBios and RBTechs must follow requirements for use of their professional seal in the following documents:
- College bylaws: Part 5, Division 5, section 5-16; Part 6, section 6-2
- Policy 6-200: Registrant Professional Seal Issuance and Use
- Signing and Sealing Standard
In November 2020, Council approved the change from issuing a physical seal to a digital seal to new RPBio and RBTech registrants at the cost of $35.
- A physical seal with the College’s new name can still be purchased through Beaver Stamp Works at an additional cost of $37.75 plus shipping and taxes. All requests for a physical seal through Beaver Stamp Works are verified with the College prior to being issued.
NB: Purchase of digital seals is voluntary for registrants who already possess a physical seal. Acquiring a digital seal in no way invalidates a registrant’s physical seal. The College is offering digital seals to registrants registered prior to November 2020 in recognition of the increased frequency of digital documents that require sealing.
Individuals who have paid for and received their electronic/digital seal with the “College of Applied Biology” name can download a new seal free of charge with the new name “College of Applied Biologists”.