To practise as a nursing professional in B.C., you must hold current practising registration with BCCNP. If you practise without practising registration, even accidentally, you are in breach of the Health Professions Act. Your application for reinstatement of practicing registration may require review by the BCCNP Registration Committee. You're also taking a risk that can impact you professionally and financially:
There is no minimum number of hours on a per year basis. If you were employed but did not work, enter 0 hours.
Yes. You will still need to complete a renewal application for each registration you want to maintain. We’re working on making this easier for you, but our current system still processes each application separately.
If you do not have or do not wish to use a credit card for payment, we also accept INTERAC Online.
This message will appear for one or more of the following reasons:
BCCNP account can be used to:
If you are retiring or do not plan to renew your registration, then sign into your
BCCNP account once the renewal period has started and select the “Cancel” option. This will ensure that you do not receive any email reminders to renew.
Visit the changing your status during renewal page for your options.
No. You’ll need to reinstate your registration and then renew.
Learn more about changing your registration status during renewal. Not sure what to do? Please call us and we'll walk you through it.