To practise as a nurse practitioner in British Columbia, a nurse practitioner must be registered with BCCNP. The College registers nurse practitioners in one of three streams of practice:
All applicants are required to complete:
B.C. NP graduates are eligible to apply for provisional NP registration, which enables you to work as an NP (with conditions) in B.C. prior to passing the written exam and OSCE.
Applying for provisional registration is only required if you plan to practise as a provisional NP prior to passing the exam and obtaining full BCCNP registration.
Learn more about provisional registration
*Examples of diseases, disorders and conditions commonly managed by an entry-level NP are now an appendix in
Applying the Competencies.