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Licensed practical nurse (LPN)


​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 non-refundable and are not charged GST unless noted.​


Renewal and initial registration fees (annualized) Sept. 4 – 
Dec. 31, 2018
jan. 1 – 
DEC. 31, 2019
Practising - LPN, temporary LPN $350  $397.85 
Provisional - LPN $100 $397.85
Non-Practising - LPN $90 $87.60

Application fees (+GST) Sept. 4 – 
Dec. 31, 2018
JAN. 1 – 
DEC. 31, 2019
B.C. licensed practical nurse​ applicant assessment $212 $212
Canadian licensed practical nurse applicant assessment $275​​ $275
International licensed practical nurse applicant assessment $428 $428

Examination fees Sept. 4 –
Dec. 31, 2018
JAN. 1 – 
DEC. 31, 2019
Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE) $220 $220
Repeat jurisprudence exam $75​ $75

Other fees Sept. 4 – 
Dec. 31, 2018
JAN. 1 – 
DEC. 31, 2019
Reinstatement (change status) $200+GST $200+GST 
Status change surcharge​
(unregistered practice​)
$300+GST $300+GST
Not sufficient funds (NSF)  $50​​​ $50
Verification $50​​​​+GST​​​​​​​​​​ $50​​​​+GST​​​​​​​​​​

 Fees are increasing for 2019