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Initial registration

Frequently asked questions about certified practice initial registration.

 Frequently Asked Questions

I've worked in outpost stations for over 10 years in another province. How can I get certified in remote nursing in BC?
To find out your options, go to the certified practice registration page​ and click on "I am a Canadian registered nurse or nurse p​ractitioner/I am reinstating to practising status in B.C." and select option 2. If you have questions, call 1-8​00-565-6505 and ask to speak with someone about certified practice registration or email register@crnbc.ca.
Where can I take a certified practice course?
Information about CRNBC-approved courses is available on the Studying to be a Nurse section of the website.
I took an STI course in Ontario. Can I get registered as an STI nurse in B.C.?
Currently we only recognize practice experience, not education, from outside B.C. You’ll find your options on the certified practice registration page​.

 Questions?

  • Call 1-800-565-6505 and ask to speak with someone about certified practice registration
  • email register@crnbc.ca. ​
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