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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. Only registration fees are eligible for a refund. GST is not charged unless noted.​

2023-24 fee summaries


Renewal and initial registration fees (annualized) 
APRIL 1, 2022-MAR. 31, 2023
(12 MONTHS)  
April 1, 2023-Mar. 31, 2024
(12 months)  
Practising or provisional RPN   $521.95  $600.24 
Non-practising RPN $94.90  $109.80 
Employed student psychiatric nurse   $208.05  $241.56 


CNPS professional liability protection (incl. GST) 
APRIL 1, 2022-MAR. 31, 2023
(12 MONTHS)  
APRIL 1, 2023-MAR. 31, 2024
(12 MONTHS)  
Practising or provisional RPN    $113.39 or $92.40
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$119.69 or $92.40
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Employed student psychiatric nurse   $92.36 or $92.40
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$95.55 or $92.40
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Initial application fees (+GST) FEB. 1, 2022 - JAN. 31, 2023  FEB. 1, 2023 - JAN. 31, 2024 
B.C. RPN application assessment  $230  $265 
Canadian RPN application assessment  $300  $345 
International RPN application assessment  $600  $690 
Employed student psychiatric nurse application assessment  $150  $175 
Non-practising RPN application assessment  $100  $115 


Reinstatement application fees (+GST)  FEB. 1, 2022 - JAN. 31, 2023  FEB. 1, 2023 - JAN. 31, 2024 
Reinstatement to practising RPN application assessment  $230  $265 
Reinstatement to non-practising RPN application assessment  $100  $115 


 Examination fees  FEB. 1, 2022 - JAN. 31, 2023  FEB. 1, 2023 - JAN. 31, 2024 
Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Canada Examination (RPNCE)  $661.50  $661.50 
RPNCE retakes (in addition to RPNCE fee)  $100  $100 
RPNCE rescheduling  $100  $100 
RPNCE rescores  $50 


 Other fees FEB. 1, 2022 - JAN. 31, 2023  Feb. 1, 2023 - Jan. 31, 2024 
Reinstatement surcharge (unregistered practice)   $325+GST  $375+GST 
Not sufficient funds (NSF)  $50  $60 
Verification, certificate of professional conduct or letter of good standing   $50+GST  $60+GST 
Refund processing (registrant-requested cancellation) $75+GST  $85+GST 





900 – 200 Granville St
Vancouver, BC  V6C 1S4
Canada

info@bccnm​.ca
604.742.6200​
​Toll-free 1.866.880.7101 (within Canada only) ​


With great respect, we acknowledge that BCCNM’s office is located on the unceded territories of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ speaking peoples – xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), and sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, and the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh-ulh Sníchim speaking peoples - Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation) whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.​