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​Fees enable BCCNM to regulate nursing professionals in the public interest and to carry out the requirements of a regulatory college as set out in the Health Professions Act. Fees are non-refundable and are not charged GST unless noted.​

Read the 2022-23 fee summary for licensed practical nurses​


Renewal and initial registration fees (annualized)  Mar. 1, 2021 - Mar. 31, 2022
(13 months)  
April 1, 2022-Mar. 31, 2023
(12 months)  
Practising  LPN  $514.80  $521.95 
Provisional LPN   $514.80  $521.95 
Non-practising LPN  $102.96  $94.90 


Initial application fees (+GST) Feb. 1, 2021 - Jan.31, 2022 Feb. 1, 2022 - Jan. 31, 2023
B.C. licensed practical nurse application assessment  $230  $230 
Canadian licensed practical nurse application assessment  $300  $300 
International licensed practical nurse application assessment  $600  $600 
Non-practising licensed practical nurse application assessment  $100  $100 


Reinstatement application fees (+GST)  Feb. 1, 2021 - Jan. 31, 2022  Feb. 1, 2022 - Jan. 31, 2023 
Reinstatement to practising LPN application assessment  $230  $230
Reinstatement to non-practising LPN application assessment  $100  $100


 Examination fees   Feb. 1, 2021 - Jan. 31, 2022  Feb. 1, 2022 - Jan. 31, 2023 
Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE)  $220 
CPNRE retake (in addition to CPNRE fee)  $100 
CPNRE rescheduling (per rescheduling)  $100 
*The new LPN registration exam, the REx-PN, takes effect on Jan. 4, 2022. REx-PN exam fees will be paid direction to Pearson Vue. Learn more about REx-PN fees.

 Other fees  Feb. 1, 2021 - Jan. 31, 2022   Feb. 1, 2022 - Jan. 31, 2023 
Reinstatement surcharge (unregistered practice)   $325+GST  $325+GST 
Not sufficient funds (NSF)  $50  $50 
Verification, certificate of professional conduct or letter of good standing   $50+GST  $50+GST
Refund processing (registrant-requested cancellation) $75+GST  $75+GST 



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