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Temporary registration data


Temporary emergency registration is available to current non-practising and former registrants who meet the practice hours requirements, as well as nurses holding practising registration in other Canadian provinces and Territories* and the armed forces. Please note that priority is be given to applications from B.C. residents at this time.

Temporary emergency registrants

As of May 28, 2020, BCCNP has granted temporary emergency registration to 525 individuals.

The breakdown of that number by geographic area and nursing designation is provided below.

Geographic area1 Total by class Total by area
Lower Mainland – Coastal LPN = 12 91 
NP = 1
RN = 77
RPN = 1
Lower Mainland – Fraser LPN = 13 112
NP = 0
RN = 97
RPN = 2
Interior LPN = 21 96
NP = 0
RN = 74
RPN = 1
Vancouver Island LPN = 11 94
NP = 0
RN = 83
RPN = 0
North LPN = 3 13
NP = 0
RN = 10
RPN = 0
Out of province LPN = 20 119
NP = 3
RN = 96
RPN = 0
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