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Applications for initial registered midwife registration in British Columbia

Initial applications

The following​ applications​ provide information about the different paths to midwifery registration in British Columbia. Choose the option that best applies to you; if you have questions, contact BCCNM Registration Services at registermidwives@bccnm.ca​ or 604.742.6200 (1.866.880.7101 toll-free within Canada only).

Graduates of recognized midwifery education prog​​rams 

​Apply in this category if you graduated from a BCCNM-recognized midwifery education program in Canada.

Canadi​​​an mid​wives​

Apply as a Canadian midwife if you are currently registered in another Canadian jurisdiction and hold practising midwife registration (or its equivalent) in that jurisdiction.

Internationally-educated m​​​idwives

Internationally-educated midwives who wish to practice midwifery in B.C. must complete one of the BCCNM-recognized bridging programs.

Midw​​ifery st​​udents

All students enrolled in UBC’s midwifery education program and any student from BCCNM recognized midwifery education programs wishing to do a placement in B.C.

Temporary emergency registration

Temporary emergency registration enables former registrants and other qualified individuals to register quickly on a short-term basis to assis with emergency health care response in B.C. BCCNM is curently granting temporary emergency registration to assist with COVID-19 pandemic efforts. 

Registration resources

Complex applications and Registration Committee

Some applications are complex and require review and decision by the Registration Committee.

900 – 200 Granville St
Vancouver, BC  V6C 1S4
Canada

info@bccnm​.ca
604.742.6200​
​Toll-free 1.866.880.7101 (within Canada only) ​


With great respect, we acknowledge that BCCNM’s office is located on the unceded territories of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ speaking peoples – xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), and sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, and the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh-ulh Sníchim speaking peoples - Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation) whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.​