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Health Information Management Association of Australia Limited (HIMAA) reciprocal agreement

The Canadian College of Health Information Management has a reciprocal agreement with the Health Information Management Association of Australia Limited (HIMAA). HIMAA members may become Certified Health Information Management (CHIM) professionals in Canada through this advanced standing pathway. 


In order to be eligible under the HIMAA reciprocal agreement, the College requires proof of the following:

  1. Completion of an undergraduate degree from a health information management program in Australia; and 
  2. Confirmation of active membership with HIMAA. 

Application process

Step 1:  Submit an official transcript mailed to:

Canadian Health Information Management Association
201 King Street
London, ON N6A 1C9

Step 2: Submit confirmation of active membership with HIMAA to [email protected].

Step 3: The College sends the applicant a final letter confirming their eligibility to write the CHIM NCE.