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​Fees enable BCCNM 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.​

Read the 2021-22 fee summary for licensed practical nurses​


​​​​Renewal and initial registration fees (annualized)
 MAR. 1, 2021 –  MAR 31, 2022
(13 months)
Practising - LPN
$514.80
Provisional - LPN $514.80
Non-Practising - LPN $102.96

​Initial application fees (+GST)   Jan. 1 – DEC. 31, 2021
B.C. licensed practical nurse​ application assessment $230
Canadian licensed practical nurse application assessment $300
International licensed practical nurse application assessment $600
Non-practising licensed practical nurse application assessment $100 ​

Reinstatement application fees (+GST)   Jan. 1 – DEC. 31, 2021
Reinstatement to practising LPN B.C. application assessment $230
Canadian licensed practical nurse application assessment $100

Examination fees
Jan. 1 – DEC. 31, 2021
Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE) $220
CPNRE retake (in addition to CPNRE fee)
$100
CPNRE rescheduling (per rescheduling) $100

Other fees Jan. 1 – DEC. 31, 2021
Reinstatement surcharge​
(unregistered practice​​)
$325+GST
Not sufficient funds (NSF)  $50
Verification, certificate of professional conduct or letter of good standing
$50​​​​+GST​​​​​​​​​​
Refund processing (registrant-requested cancellation) $75+GST​​​​

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