BCCNP requires all applicants to submit TWO documents to verify their identity.
We need to confirm your identity and ensure our public registry/online nurse verification includes accurate information for the public and employers. In addition to the BCCNP Bylaw requirements to verify your identity, Federal RCMP policy requires that we verify your identity prior to submitting your consent for a criminal record check in order to complete the required criminal record check.
Notary public members of the BC Notaries Society have the legal authority in BC to verify your identity and certify true copies of the documents.
Visiting a notary public or lawyer with your identity documents enables BCCNP to:
If there is a discrepancy in your name between the two pieces of ID submitted, you must submit additional documents to explain any inconsistencies (e.g. a marriage certificate, change of name affidavit, or divorce decree). These supporting documents also must be notarized.
For ID documents issued in languages other than English, a certified translation must be completed before you submit them to BCCNP. Please complete the following steps:
You can submit the notarized copies of your identification documents in one of two ways: