This section applies to you if you have ever been registered/licensed to practice in another Canadian jurisdiction (province/territory).
The information in this section pertains to:
- Review the Requirements for Registration for Canadian Applicants
- Complete the Application for Registration/Provisional Registration including application fee ($189.75 includes HST). Application fee will not be refunded once the fee has been processed by CRNNL.
- Request a Verification of Registration(s) from all jurisdictions where you are currently registered/licensed be sent directly to CRNNL.
- Request a Statement Current/Most Recent Employer(s) for all RN employers within last five years. Statement must be sent directly to CRNNL by the employer(s).
- Submit a Certificate of Conduct.
- Allow two to four weeks to process your application. All required documents and forms must be received before an application is reviewed.
- CRNNL will notify you by email that your application for registration has been approved.
- To obtain a license to practice nursing in NL you must apply for initial licensure or membership through MyCRNNL before commencing employment, which includes orientation.
Canadian Applicants who practice without a valid practicing license will be subject to an Unauthorized Practice Fee in accordance with CRNNL Bylaw Article III, section 4(A) ($100/shift worked with no maximum) and discipline in accordance with section 21 of the RN Act where the period of practice exceeds 3 shifts from and including the 1st shift.
Registered Nurses in Newfoundland and Labrador must adhere to the Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners; and Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics. In addition, all RNs wishing to renew a practicing license with CRNNL must complete all components of the CRNNL Continuing Competency Program CCP.