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Registration for B.C. grads

Getting started on the B.C. grad application process.

 Before you apply

To avoid delays or issues with processing your application, you must prepare the following documents before you start an online application:

  • a scanned copy of your Statutory Declaration (Form 11). This form must be notarized by a notary public or lawyer. Download Form 11 now and have it notarized before you begin the application process. 
  • a scanned copy of identification documents, e.g., passport, birth certificate, marriage certificate or B.C. driver’s license that prove your identity. This document must be notarized by a notary public or lawyer and their seal or stamp must be visible on the scanned image. If your name has changed, you will also need to submit a scanned copy of a notarized identity document for your previous legal name(s).
  • All documents must include your full name. We cannot accept documents that include initials as part of your name. 
  • If you have previously submitted a Form 11 and identity documents to us (for example with an Employed Student Registration application) you are not required to submit again.

I'm ready to apply

The online application process takes 20-30 minutes.

Choose one option:

Create an online account

or

Sign in to your online a​ccount ​
(use this option if you have already started your online application)

 Provisional Registration

In B.C., you must hold practising or provisional registration with CRNBC in order to engage in the practice of nursing.

B.C. graduates are eligible for provisional registration prior to passing the NCLEX exam. You will be given the option to apply for provisional registration during the application process. You are not required to apply for provisional registration if you do not plan to practise nursing prior to passing the exam and obtaining full CRNBC registration.

Provisional registration is not issued until CRNBC receives written confirmation directly from your school of nursing that you have completed your nursing program.

Read more about provisional registration 

 New registration requirement

Starting Sept. 1, 2016, all ​​applicants—including B.C. graduates—who​ apply for initial RN registration must complete the jurisprudence learning m​​odule.​

 Delays

It's a good idea to have all the necessary documents and information on hand before you begin the registration process. ​​

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