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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) SEPT. 1, 2020  FEB. 28, 2021

 MAR. 1, 2021 –  MAR 31, 2022
(13 months)
Practising - LPN $497.25  $514.80
Provisional - LPN $497.25 $514.80
Non-Practising - LPN $106.25 $102.96

Initial application fees (+GST) SEPT. 1 – Dec. 31, 2020   Jan. 1 – 
DEC. 31, 2021
B.C. licensed practical nurse​ application assessment $230 $230
Canadian licensed practical nurse application assessment $300​​ $300
International licensed practical nurse application assessment $600 $600
Non-practising licensed practical nurse application assessment $100 $100 

Reinstatement application fees (+GST) Sept. 1 – Dec. 31, 2020   Jan. 1 – 
DEC. 31, 2021
Reinstatement to practising LPN B.C. application assessment $225 $230
Canadian licensed practical nurse application assessment $100​​ $100

Examination fees Sept. 1 –
Dec. 31, 2020
Jan. 1 – 
DEC. 31, 2021
Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE) $220 $220
CPNRE retake (in addition to CPNRE fee) $100​ $100
CPNRE rescheduling (per rescheduling) $100 $100

Other fees Sept. 1 – 
Dec. 31, 2020
Jan. 1 – 
DEC. 31, 2021
Reinstatement surcharge​
(unregistered practice​​)
$325+GST $325+GST
Not sufficient funds (NSF)  $50​​​ $50
Verification, certificate of professional conduct or letter of good standing $50​​​​+GST​​​​​​​​​​ $50​​​​+GST​​​​​​​​​​
Refund processing (registrant-requested cancellation) $75+GST​​​​​
$75+GST​​​​
Convenience fee for credit card payment transactions (excluding pre-authorized payments and payments by debit card). GST will not be added.
2.5% of transaction amount inclusive of GST         (if applicable)​​

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