Temporary emergency registration enables eligible individuals to register quickly on a short-term basis to assist with emergency health care response in B.C. BCCNM is currently granting temporary emergency registration to assist with COVID-19 pandemic efforts.
Practice hours: Even during emergencies, BCCNM needs to maintain requirements to ensure that registered individuals are able to practice safely and competently in the current and rapidly changing health care environment. Learn more about the practice hours requirements.
Applicants whose record with the college includes evidence of not meeting the good character, fitness or competence to practice requirements
Applicants who have not yet passed the exam requirement for the nursing role they are applying for (but may be eligible for provisional registration, if the exam is the only requirement outstanding).
Applicants who have outstanding Inquiry Committee matters.
Applicants who have been denied registration.
Important: Download and save the application form before completing all sections.
Once you have completed all sections of the application form, please email your application to BCCNM Registration at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once you have submitted your application, a member of the Registration team may follow up with you for more information while assessing your application.
Temporary emergency registration (TER) is available for the sole purpose of enabling eligible individuals to assist during a declared emergency. Temporary emergency registrants can assist in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by:
Temporary emergency registration is granted for periods of 180 days and will be automatically extended as long as the BCCNM registrar’s emergency declaration is in effect. When BCCNM announces that TER is repealed, the registration of individuals holding TER will expire 15 days following the announcement. Current TERs will be communicated with directly to inform them of their updated registration expiry date.