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Renewal fees

Renewal and initial​ regi​​stration fees*

​The CRNBC registration year is March 1 – Feb. 28 (Feb. 29 in a leap year).

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.

Registered nurse

March 1, 2018 –
Feb. ​28, 2019
Practising — RN, licensed graduate nurse, temporary RN, provisional RN  $595.20
Non-practising — RN, LGN ​$87.60​ 

Nurse practitioner

March 1, 2018 –
Feb. ​28, 2019
Practising — NP, temporary NP, provisional NP $850.03 
Non-practising ​ $120.45​

Employed student registrant

March 1, 2018 –
Feb. ​28, 2019
Employed student registrant renewal  $225.50

Other fees (plus GST)


March 1, 2018 –
Feb. ​28, 2019
Status change $100 
Status change surcharge (practising without registration) $300 
Verification or copying $50 


 2018 renewal fee increase

 Request a refund

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

 Spread your fees over the year

​​​*Renewal and inititial 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​.​​
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