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​​​​Requesting a verification of registration 

You will be re​​quired to provide a verification of registration 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 colleges). 

Important: Verifications of registration are sent directly from BCCNM to the organization you are applying to. 

How to apply

  1. ​Complete the Verification of Nurse Registration request and submit to​
  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 verification of registration has been sent.

The verification of registration 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
  • Name of school of nursing, graduation date and type of program
  • Dates and scores of all Canadian or US registration examinations written, if on record
  • Hours worked in the previous five years, as reported to BCCNM on initial registration application and/or annual renewal form
  • 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​ or 604.742.6200 (1.866.880.7101 toll-free within Canada only).​