Apply as a B.C. graduate if you are graduating from a BCCNM-recognized nursing program in British Columbia. In order to write the national nursing exam (RPNCE), you must submit an application for RPN registration.
Apply as a Canadian RPN if you are currently or have previously been registered as an RPN in another Canadian province or territory, or you recently graduated from a BCCNM-recognized RPN program outside of B.C.
Internationally-educated RPNs who have never been registered in Canada may be eligible for registration in B.C.
To apply for employed student psychiatric nurse (ESPN) registration, you must be enrolled in a BCCNM-recognized nursing program and have a job offer from an employer.
Temporary emergency registration enables former registrants and other qualified individuals to register quickly on a short-term basis to assist with emergency health care response in B.C. BCCNM is currently granting temporary emergency registration to assist with COVID-19 pandemic efforts.
Some applications are complex and require review and decision by the Registration Committee.