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Fees

Fee schedules for CRNBC registration fees and services

​​ Only registration fees are eligible for a refund.

Application for registr​​​ation fees by application submission date (plus GST)

Registered nurse​

March 1, 2016 – Feb. 2​8, 2017 March 1, 2017 – Feb. ​28, 2018
B.C. registered nurse applicant assessment $150 $165
Canadian registered nurse applicant assessment $250 $275
International registered nurse applicant assessment $525 $575​​​

Nu​rse practitioner

March 1, 2016 – Feb. ​2​8, 2017 March 1, 2017 – Feb. ​28, 2018
B.C. nurse practitioner applicant assessment $175 $190
Canadian nurse practitioner applicant assessment $325 $355
International nurse practitioner applicant assessment $325 $​​355
Nurse practitioner competency assessment process $7,000 $7,700

Employed student registrant

March 1, 2016 – Feb. 2​8, 2017 March 1, 2017 – Feb. ​28, 2018
Employed student registrant applicant $100 $110


Examination fees by scheduled e​​xam date

Nurse practitioner

March 1, 2016 – Feb. 2​8, 2017 March 1, 2017 – Feb. ​28, 2018
Nurse practitioner Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) $2,000 $2,200
OSCE re-score $200 $220​

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Renewal and initial​ regi​​stration fees

Renewal and initial registration fees include the Association of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (ARNBC) and the Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS) fees. For a breakdown of these fees, see the November 2016 announcement​.

The applicable annual CRNBC fee for the registration year is pro-rated to calculate both refunds and registration fees for short-term registration periods within the registration year. The annual CNPS and ARNBC fees are paid only once per registration year and are non-refundable and not pro-rated.

If you are a current or former CRNBC registrant, leaving or returning to nursing practice,​ click here for more information. ​

Registered nurse

March 1, 2016 – Feb. 2​8, 2017 March 1, 2017 – Feb. ​28, 2018
Practising — RN, licensed graduate nurse, temporary RN, provisional RN $448.95 $527.36
Non-practising — RN, LGN $87.60 $87.60​
 

Nurse practitioner

March 1, 20​16 – Feb. 2​8, 2017 March 1, 2017 – Feb. ​28, 2018
Practising — NP, temporary NP, provisional NP $649.70 $782.19
Non-practising $120.45 $120.45​
 

Employed student registrant

March 1, 2016 – Feb. 2​8, 2017 March 1, 2017 – Feb. ​28, 2018
Employed student registrant renewal $146 $212.41


 

Other fees (plus GST)

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March 1, 2016 – Feb. 2​8, 2017 March 1, 2017 – Feb. ​28, 2018
Status change $100 $100
Status change surcharge (practising without registration) $300 $300
Verification or copying $50 $50
 

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 Request a refund

You can change your registration status, which may entitle you to a refund. There is a $100 non-refundable change status fee. For more information, visit Leaving or returning to nursing practice

 Your 2016 tax receipt is now aviailable

Sign in​​ to your account to view your available tax receipts.​​​

You can also download tax receipts from previous years.​

As of September 2015, it became possible for pro-rated refunds if you downgraded your registration status to non-practising or inactive. Because the total amount you pay may vary throughout the year, your tax receipt is now only available after the current calendar year ends.

​Your CRNBC tax receipt includes the total annual amount paid for registration and r​​​​eflects refunds received during the year. ​
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