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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) sept. 1, 2012 –
Feb. 28, 2021
mAr. 1, 2021 
mar. 31,  2022
(13 months)
Practising — RPN, temporary RPN, provisional RN $500.05 $558.36
Non-practising — RPN $91.25 $102.96
CNPS professional liability protection (incl. GST) sept. 1, 2020 –
Feb. 28, 2021
 mar. 1, 2021 –
MAR. 31, 2022
Practising — RPN, provisional RPN $50.40

$109.20 or $164.85

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Initial application fees (+GST) sept. 1, – dec. 31, 2020 jan1 - Dec. 31, 2021 
B.C. registered psychiatric nurse application assessment $230 $230
Canadian registered psychiatric nurse application assessment $300 $300
International registered psychiatric nurse application assessment $600 $600
Non-practising registered psychiatric nurse application assessment $100 $100

Reinstatement application fees (+GST) sept. 1 –
DEC. 31, 2020
Jan1 - 
DEC. 31,  2021
Reinstatement to practising RPN application assessment $225 $230
Reinstatement to non-practising RPN application assessment $100 $100

Examination fees sept. 1 – DEC. 31, 2019 JAN. 1 – DEC. 31, 2020
Registered Psychiatric Nurse of Canada Examination (RPNCE) $661.50​ $661.50
RPNCE retakes
(in addition to RPNCE fee)
$100
$100
RPNCE rescheduling $100 $100

Other fees sept. 1 –
DEC. 31, 2020
JAN. 
DEC. 31,  2021
Reinstatement surcharge (unregistered practice​) $325+GST $325+GST
Verification, certificate of professional conduct or letter of good standing $50​​​+GST​​​​​​​​​​ $50​​​+GST​​​​​​​​​​
Not sufficient funds (NSF) $50 $50
Refund processing (registrant cancels registration) $75+GST $75+GST
Convenience fee for credit card payment transactions (excluding pre-authorized payments and payments by debit card). GST will not be added.
2.5% of transaction amount inclusive of GST         (if applicable)

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