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Registration & renewal

Anyone wanting to practise as an RN or NP in B.C. must have current practising registration.

Important notice

CRNBC on Sept. 4, 2018, CRNBC, CLPNBC, and CRPNBC will join together to become the BC College of Nursing Professionals. CRNBC will stop accepting new applications for registration or status changes at midnight on Aug. 19, 2018. My Account (online services) will be unavailable after close of business on Aug. 24, 2018.

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For first-time applicants

Registered Nurse Application

Employed Student Registrants

Nurse Practitioner Application

More Applications

 Check application status

The check application status feature is not available at this time. If you have questions about the status of your application, please


CRNBC's practice year is March 1 – Feb. 28
(Feb. 29 in a leap year)

Registered Nurses

Nurse Practitioners

 Returning to work?

Reinstatement & Conversion​​

Former registrants can apply for practising or non-practising registration.

Non-practising registrants can apply to convert to practising registration.

 Renewal is closed

Only nurses who hold practising registration can work or volunteer as a nurse. It is illegal to practise nursing without current registration.​

​Criminal Record Check​​

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Tax recei​pts

Sign in to your account and click the Tax Receipt tab, located on the left-hand column.

V​​​erification & document transfer requests

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