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NPs educated outside B.C.

All applicants for registration must meet specific requirements. Check if you meet the requirements.


To practise as a registered nurse practitioner in British Columbia, a nurse practitioner (NP) must be registered with BCCNM.

BCCNM registers NPs in one of three streams of practice:

  • family
  • adult
  • pediatric

All NP applicants should carefully read BCCNM's Scope of Practice for Nurse Practitioners: Standards, Limits and Conditions​.​


If you have questions about your NP application, please contact BCCNM Registration at

 English requirements

Learn more about BCCNM's English fluency requirements​ and how to meet them.

 Resources for skilled immigrants

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