If you graduated from a nursing program in British Columbia, you must apply for CRNBC registration and apply to write the national nursing exam.
If you are a registered nurse with current or previous registration in another Canadian jurisdiction, or you recently graduated from a Canadian RN nursing program, you are eligible to apply for registration in British Columbia.
Internationally educated nurses who have never been registered in Canada may be eligible for registration to practise in B.C. To start a CRNBC application, you must first apply to the National Nursing Assessment Service (NNAS). After you complete the NNAS process, CRNBC may require you to undergo a substantially equivalent competency assessment.