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​​​​Requesting a certificate of professional conduct 

You may be required to submit a certificate of professional conduct (CPC) when applying for hospital privileges in BC. This is an official document that confirms your current registration held with BCCNM (and the legacy college, the College of Midwives of British Columbia). Please note: a CPC cannot be issued until you are granted registration. 

How to apply

  1. ​Sign into your account and select Request Certificate of Professional Conduct
  2.  Complete the online form and submit the required payment of $50.00 (plus GST). An email address can be included in the address line. 
  3. Once we receive your request and payment, we will create an official document and will email it to the privileging department indicated. It may take up to four weeks for your request to be processed.​
  4. You will receive an email confirmation once the CPC has been sent.

The certificate of professional conduct includes:

  • BCCNM registration number, certificate name, current registration status and effective date
  • Date first registered
  • Current practice name and address on the registry
  • Any specialized practice certifications you may hold
  • Any current restrictions, limits or conditions on your registration
  • Whether you are subject to the BCCNM Policy on New Registrant Requirements
  • Statement regarding whether or not your registration is in good standing
  • Statement regarding whether or not an unresolved written complaint has been received by BCCNM or your registration is under investigation

​​​​Requesting a letter of standing and professional conduct 

You will be required to provide a letter of standing and professional conduct when you apply to another regulatory body or educational institution. ​This is an official document that shows your current registration status and registration history with BCCNM (and the legacy college, the College of Midwives of British Columbia). 

Important: Letters of standing and professional conduct are sent directly from BCCNM to the organization you are applying to. 

How to apply

  1. ​Complete the Request for Letter of Standing and Professional Conduct: Authorization and Consent for the Release of the Information and submit to registermidwives@bccnm.ca​
  2. Pay the fee​. Instructions will be sent to you after your app​​lication has been received. 
  3. ​Once we've received your request and payment, we will create an official document and will mail it to the regulatory body or education institution indicated on your request form. It may take up to four​ weeks for your request to be processed.​
  4. You will receive an email confirmation once the letter of standing and professional conduct has been sent.

The letter of standing and professional conduct includes:

  • BCCNM registration number, initial registration dates (including provisional registration, if any) and current registration status
  • Date of birth and former name(s) if any
  • Any current restrictions, limits or conditions on your registration
  • Whether you have met BCCNM’s active practice requirements
  • Compliance with BCCNM’s Quality Assurance Program Framework
  • Statement regarding whether or not your registration is and has been in good standing
  • Statement regarding whether or not an unresolved written complaint has been received by BCCNM or your registration is under investigation​

Questions? ​

Contact Registration Services at registermidwives@bccnm.ca​ or 604.742.6200 (1.866.880.7101 toll-free within Canada only).​