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 About registration renewal

  • The RPN practice year is March 1 to Feb. 28 (29 in a leap year).
  • All registrants must complete the online renewal process, including full payment of renewal fees, by 4:30 p.m. PST on Feb. 28 (Feb. 29 in a leap year).
  • Nurses who do not renew their practising registration by Feb. 28 must apply to return to practising registration (reinstatement) and pay an additional fee.
  • It is against the law to practise nursing without current practising registration. ​Learn more about unregistered practice.

 How to renew

​​Renewal takes about 25–30 minutes.​

  • Sign in ​
  • Meet quality assurance and other requirements
  • Update your employment history and contact information.
  • Submit fee. Pay by credit card, Interac transfer or money order. Payment must be made by Feb. 28 for your registration to be activated.

You must renew each year even if you spread your fees over the year as part of the PAP program.​​


​​Check​​ out the frequently asked questions page ​or contact BCCNP Registration at