a new or future graduate of a B.C. school of nursing you are now ready to
apply to be a registered nurse with the College. Here are the
steps you need to take to complete your application.
*If you did not apply for Provisional Registration, and/or
you did not pay for the NCLEX-RN exam, please refer to the instructions sent to
you in the email titled “Important Information” when you are ready to write the
To avoid delays or issues with processing your application, you must prepare the following documents before you start an online application:
The online application process takes 20-30 minutes.
Choose one option:
Create an online account
Sign in to your online account (use this option if you have already started your online application)
The application for RN practising status includes a question about applying for provisional registration. Provisional registration enables you to work as a nurse (with conditions) while you prepare to write the NCLEX and is required only if you plan to practice in BC before you write and pass the exam.
Read more about provisional registration
Please have have all the necessary documents and information on hand before beginning the registration process.
All applicants—including B.C. graduates—who apply for initial RN registration must complete the jurisprudence learning module. Learn more»