LPNs will renew for an additional two months (14 months total) in order to align the renewal periods of all nursing designations and address feedback we’ve received from LPNs about moving the renewal period out of the busy holiday season. Learn more.
Yes. Nurses and Nurse Practitioners of BC (NNPBC) is the CNA jurisdictional member for British Columbia. The NNPBC fee includes the CNA membership fee of $63.65.
NNPBC is moving to a voluntary membership model in 2020. LPNs will be able to opt in to receive communication from NNPBC on their renewal application. NNPBC will follow up with any LPNs that opt in to share membership options after the renewal period closes.
Not for your 2019 fees. Pro-rated LPN fees and eligibility for refunds starts in January 2020. If you are leaving or returning to practice in 2020 and are wondering how to renew, check out your options.
Yes. Starting this year, provisional LPNs will renew their registration.
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 practising registration may require review by the BCCNP Registration Committee. You're also taking a risk that can impact you professionally and financially:
Your BCCNP account can be used for the following:
Due to the holidays and related office closures in December, we recommend you complete your renewal application by November 30 to ensure your application can be assessed and approved prior to the December 31 deadline.
Use the email address where you receive BCCNP's newsletter. If you do not receive the newsletter, email the registration team. After we verify your identity, we can confirm the email address on your account. If your email address has changed, you can still sign in with the old email address and your BCCNP password. Then select to update your contact information and change to your new email address.
Log in to "My Account" using the email address and password you used to renew your registration.
If you do not have or do not wish to use a credit card for payment, we also accept INTERAC Online or debit.
If you do not want to use a credit card, the pre-authorized payment (PAP) program may be a good option for you for future renewals.
Tax receipts are available in early January after the renewal period is closed. Eligible fees paid between January 1 and December 31 of one year will be on the tax receipt for the next immediate year. You can access your tax receipt by logging in to your BCCNP account in January.