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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 2015 tax receipt is available Jan. 1, 2016

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. ​

 You can also download tax receipts from previous years. 
​​​​Your 2016 tax receipt is available in January 2017.

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