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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.​

Read the 2021-22 fee summary for registered psychiatric nurses​

​​Renewal and initial registration fees (annualized) MAR. 1, 2021  ​ MAR. 31,  2022
(13 MONTHS)
Practising — RPN, temporary RPN, provisional RN $558.36
Non-practising — RPN $102.96
Employed student psychiatric nurse (ESPN) $225.72
CNPS professional liability protection (incl. GST)
 MAR. 1, 2021 – MAR. 31, 2022
Practising — RPN, provisional RPN

$109.20 or $164.85

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Employed student psychiatric nurse (ESPN)

$86.10​ or $164.85

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Initial application fees (+GST) JAN1 - DEC. 31, 2021 
B.C. registered psychiatric nurse application assessment $230
Canadian registered psychiatric nurse application assessment $300
International registered psychiatric nurse application assessment $600
Non-practising registered psychiatric nurse application assessment $100
Employed student psychiatric nurse (ESPN)  application assessment $150

Reinstatement application fees (+GST) JAN1 - DEC. 31,  2021
Reinstatement to practising RPN application assessment $230
Reinstatement to non-practising RPN application assessment $100

Examination fees JAN. 1 – DEC. 31, 2021
Registered Psychiatric Nurse of Canada Examination (RPNCE) $661.50​
RPNCE retakes (in addition to RPNCE fee) $100
RPNCE rescheduling $100

Other fees JAN. 1 – DEC. 31,  2021
Reinstatement surcharge (unregistered practice​) $325+GST
Verification, certificate of professional conduct or letter of good standing $50​​​+GST​​​​​​​​​​
Not sufficient funds (NSF) $50
Refund processing (registrant cancels registration) $75+GST​

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