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Fees


Fees enable BCCNP to regulate nursing professionals in the public interest and to carry out the requirements of a regulatory college as set out in the Health Professions Act.​ Fees are not charged GST unless noted. ​

 Application, exam, registration and other fees

Licensed practical nurse (LPN)
Renewal and initial registration fees (annualized)JAN. 1 – DEC. 31, 2019
(12 months)
JAN. 1, – FEB 28, 2021
(14 months)
Practising - LPN$397.85 $497.25
Provisional - LPN$397.85$497.25
Non-Practising - LPN$87.60$106.25
Temporary - LPN$397.85$100+daily rate x # of days

Initial application fees (+GST)JAN. 1 – DEC. 31, 2019JAN. 1, – DEC. 31, 2020
B.C. licensed practical nurse​ application assessment$212$230
Canadian licensed practical nurse application assessment$275$300
International licensed practical nurse application assessment$428$600
Non-practising licensed practical nurse application assessment-$100

Reinstatement application fees (+GST)JAN. 1 – DEC. 31, 2019JAN. 1, – DEC. 31, 2020
Reinstatement to practising LPN application assessment$200$225
Reinstatement to non-practising LPN application assessment$200$100

Examination feesJAN. 1 – DEC. 31, 2019JAN. 1, 2020 – DEC. 31, 2020
Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE)$220$220
CPNRE retake (in addition to CPNRE fee)$100
CPNRE rescheduling (per rescheduling)$100

Nurse practitioner (NP)
Renewal and initial registration fees (annualized)MAR. 1, 2019 –
FEB. 29, 2020
MAR. 1, 2020 –
FEB. 28, 2021
Practising — NP, provisional NP$669.78$719.05
Non-practising — NP$87.84$91.25
Temporary — NP$669.78$100 + daily rate x # of days
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CNPS professional liability protection​ (+GST)MAR. 1, 2019 –
FEB. 29, 2020
MAR. 1, 2020 –
FEB. 28, 2021
Practising — NP, provisional NP$122.50$159.50
Temporary — NP$122.50$159.50
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Initial application fees (+GST)JAN. 1 –
DEC. 31, 2019
JAN. 1 –
DEC. 31, 2020
B.C. nurse practitioner application assessment$212$230
Canadian nurse practitioner application assessment$275$300
International nurse practitioner application assessment$355$600
Non-practising nurse practitioner application assessment$355$600
Nurse practitioner competency assessment$7,700n/a

Reinstatement application fees (+GST)JAN. 1 –
DEC. 31, 2019
JAN. 1 –
DEC. 31, 2020
Reinstatement to practising NP application assessment$100$225
Reinstatement to non-practising NP application assessment$100$100

Examination feesJAN. 1 –
DEC. 31, 2019
JAN. 1 –
DEC. 31, 2020
Nurse practitioner Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)$2,200$2,200
OSCE rescore$220$220
Registered nurse (RN)
Renewal and initial registration fees (annualized)MAR. 1, 2019 –
FEB. 29, 2020
MAR. 1, 2020 –
FEB. 28, 2021
Practising — RN, licensed graduate nurse (LGN), provisi​onal RN, provisional LGN$468.48$500.05
Non-practising — RN, LGN$87.84$91.25
Temporary — RN, LGN$468.48$100 + daily rate x # of days
CNPS professional liability protection​ (+GST)MAR. 1, 2019 –
FEB. 29, 2020
MAR. 1, 2020 –
FEB. 28, 2021
Practising — RN, licensed graduate nurse (LGN), provisi​onal RN, provisional LGN$48$48
Temporary — RN, LGN$48$48​
Initial application fees (+GST)JAN. 1 –
DEC. 31, 2019
JAN. 1 –
DEC. 31, 2020
B.C. registered nurse application assessment$212$230
Canadian registered nurse application assessment$275$300
International registered nurse application assessment$575​​$600
Non-practising registered nurse application assessment$100​​$100

Reinstatement application fees (+GST)JAN. 1 –
DEC. 31, 2019
JAN. 1 –
DEC. 31, 2020
Reinstatement to practising RN application assessment$100$225
Reinstatement to non-practising RN application assessment$100$100

Registered psychiatric nurse (RPN)
​​Renewal and initial registration fees (annualized)MAR. 1, 2019 –
FEB. 29, 2020
MAR. 1, 2020 –
FEB. 28, 2021
Practising — RPN, provisional RN$468.48$500.05
Non-practising — RPN$87.84$91.25
Temporary — RPN$468.48$100 + daily rate x # of days
​​CNPS professional liability protection​ (+GST)MAR. 1, 2019 –
FEB. 29, 2020
MAR. 1, 2020 –
FEB. 28, 2021
Practising — RPN, provisional RN$48$48
Temporary — RPN$48$48​
Initial application fees (+GST)JAN. 1 –
DEC. 31, 2019
JAN. 1 –
DEC. 31, 2020
B.C. registered psychiatric nurse application assessment$212$230
Canadian registered psychiatric nurse application assessment$275$300
International registered psychiatric nurse application assessment$362$600
Non-practising registered psychiatric nurse application assessment$100$100

Reinstatement application fees (+GST)JAN. 1 –
DEC. 31, 2019
JAN. 1 –
DEC. 31, 2020
Reinstatement to practising RPN application assessment$100$225
Reinstatement to non-practising RPN application assessment$100$100

Examination feesJAN. 1 –
DEC. 31, 2019
JAN. 1 –
DEC. 31, 2020
Registered Psychiatric Nurse of Canada Examination (​RPNCE)$661.50​$661.50
RPNCE retake (in addition to RPNCE fee)-​$100.00
RPNCE rescheduling (per rescheduling)-​$100.00
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Employed students (ESN and ESPN)
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Renewal and initial registration fees (annualized)March 1, 2019 –
Feb. 29, 2020
MAR. 1, 2020 –
FEB. 28, 2021
Employed student nurse (ESN)$190.32$200.75
Employed student ​psychiatric nurse (ESPN)$190.32$200.75
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CNPS professional liability protection​ (+GST)March 1, 2019 –
Feb. 29, 2020
MAR. 1, 2020 –
FEB. 28, 2021
Employed student nurse (ESN)$48$48
Employed student ​psychiatric nurse (ESPN)$48$48​
Application fees (+GST)JAN. 1 –
DEC. 31, 2019
JAN. 1 –
DEC. 31, 2020
Employed student nurse applicant assessment$110$150
Employed student psychiatric nurse applicant assessment$110$150

Other fees
Other fees JAN. 1 –
 DEC. 31, 2019
JAN. 1, –
DEC. 31, 2020
Status change surcharge (unregistered practice​)$300+GST$325+GST
Verification $50+GST$50+GST
Not sufficient funds (NSF) $50$50
Refund processing (registrant requests cancellation $100+GST (NP, RN and RPN only)$75+GST

 Payment methods and receipts

Payment options

​BCCNP accepts the following payment methods:

Please note: BCCNP does not accept money orders, cheques or cash. This decision was made as only a small group of registrants have been using these options, and additional processing time was required. Our current payment options link directly with our renewal system, so payment is automatically and instantly accepted.

Where can I find my receipt?

​​​Tax receipts become available in January of the following year in your BCCNP online account. Receipts for previous years are available at any time. ​It will reflect the total annual amount you paid for registration and reflects any refunds (as applicable) received during the year.​​

Use the link below to sign into your BCCNP online account:

  
Don't have or don't want to use a credit card?

​If you do not have/do not wish to use a credit card for online payment or do not see your bank listed for the INTERAC Online option, we recommend you buy a prepaid credit card and use it to pay your fee. A few things to keep in mind:

  • Check your total balance owing before buying the card
  • The pre-paid card must have a balance that can pay the entire fee. Multiple cards cannot be used.
  • The pre-paid card must be from one of our accepted credit card companies (see above).

 Registration fees for 2020-21

​​Fees are changing. Learn more.​

 Pre-authorized payment

​Pay in monthly installments leading up to renewal. Learn more about BCCNP's pre-authorized payment (PAP) program.