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RPN registration & renewal

Information and instructions for registered psychiatric nurse registration and renewal.
​To practice psychiatric nursing in B.C., you must hold an appropriate RPN registration status with BCCNP. RPN registration with BCCNP does not authorize you to practice psychiatric nursing in any jurisdiction other than B.C.​​​


​For​ first-time applicants

Registered psychiatr​​​ic nurse

How to applyExam (RPNCE)

Employed student​

How to apply​​​​​

​Provisional registration

Learn more​​​ ​​​​

Registration renewal

Renewal takes place every Jan. and Feb.

Ho​w to renewPractice hours​​​Quality assurance​

Returning or leaving practice

​​Information about changing your registration status​.​

Learn more​