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Application & Membership Fees

All fees (except where noted) are in Canadian dollars.

Ontario’s Harmonized Sales Tax of 13% is included in each amount. (Exceptions are the jurisprudence exam and NCLEX-RN, where other taxes may apply).

Please wait until the College has confirmed exact amounts, as only some fees may apply to you.

Application, registration and services fees can only be paid by credit card. We accept the following credit cards: Visa, MasterCard and American Express.

You can pay your online annual membership renewal fee by credit card and Interact debit. We accept the following debit options: Interac, Visa Debit and MasterCard Debit.

The College doesn’t accept cheques or money orders; using these forms of payment may cause processing delays.

Application & Registration
Graduates of an approved Canadian nursing program Class Initial Application Registration Exam Jurisprudence Exam Initial Registration & First Year Membership (effective Jan. 1, 2017)
Registered Practical Nurse General 169.50 248.60 40.00 271.20
Registered Nurse General 169.50 360.00 1 40.00 271.20
Nurse Practitioner  Extended 169.50 1,243.00 40.00 271.20
RNs and RPNs Temporary 56.50  N/A 40.00 271.20
Nurses registered in another Canadian province or territory Class Initial Application Registration Exam Jurisprudence Exam Initial Registration & First Year Membership (effective Jan. 1, 2017)
RNs and RPNs General 169.50 N/A 40.00 271.20
Nurse Practitioners Extended 169.50 N/A 40.00 271.20
Internationally educated nurses not registered anywhere in Canada Class Initial Application Registration Exam Jurisprudence Exam Initial Registration & First Year Membership (effective Jan. 1, 2017)
Registered Practical Nurse General 169.50 2 248.60 40.00 271.20
Registered Nurse General 169.50 2 360.00 1 40.00 271.20
Nurse Practitioner Extended 169.50 1,243.00 40.00 271.20
RNs and RPNs Temporary 56.50 N/A 40.00 271.20
Note: Fees are based on where you received their nursing education, not on your place of birth or your current citizenship status. For example, a Canadian citizen who completes a nursing program at a school outside Canada will pay the same application fees and go through the same application process as other internationally educated nurses.
Other registration classes Initial Application Registration Exam Jurisprudence Exam Initial Registration & First Year Membership (effective Jan. 1, 2017)
Special Assignment Class 56.50 N/A 40.00 271.20
Non-Practising Class 56.50 N/A N/A

113.00

1 The NCLEX-RN is the registration examination for anyone in Canada (excluding Quebec) applying to become a Registered Nurse. A complete list of NCLEX-RN fees can be found here.
2 This amount is paid by an applicant who comes to the College from the National Nursing Assessment Service. It does not cover any fees an applicant must pay to NNAS. A complete list of NNAS fees can be found here.
Other Application & Registration Fees
Additional Evaluation (RPNs and NPs) 254.25

Applies if you must complete a Competency Assessment Supplement when the College, after assessing your application, identifies competency gaps that require further evaluation.  

 
Additional Evaluation (RNs) 565.00

Applies if you must complete a Competency Assessment Supplement as an alternative to completing the Touchstone Institute evaluation, when the College, after assessing your application, identifies competency gaps that require further evaluation.

 
Additional Full Evaluation (NPs) 1,276.90

Applies only to NP applicants whose NP program has not been previously reviewed by the College and must be fully assessed to determine if the program meets the entry-to-practice competencies for NPs in Ontario.

 
Rescoring of an RPN examination 56.50
A service offered to RPN applicants who want the College to review their results on the CPNRE.  
Issuance of a specialty certificate 56.50
Applies only to applicants who are eligible to register as an NP in one of three specialty areas: Adult, Paediatrics, Primary Health Care.  
Membership Fees
Annual membership fee 214.70
For all RNs, RPNs and NPs in the General, Extended and Temporary classes.  
Annual membership penalty fee 113.00
Required of all nurses who send their membership fees to the College after the annual Dec. 31 renewal deadline.  
Lifting of suspension fee 56.50
Required on top of any outstanding fees or information (if any) when a suspended member asks for the suspension to be lifted.  
Non-Practising Class
Annual membership fee 56.50

Required of all members in the Non-Practising Class.

 
Annual membership late fee 28.25

Required of all nurses in the Non-Practising Class who send their membership fees to the College after the annual Dec. 31 renewal deadline.

 
Reinstatement
Application for reinstatement of membership 169.50
Reinstatement fee 56.50

Note: Former members who apply for reinstatement may also need to pay additional fees, the exact amount depending on individual circumstances. Contact the College for more information.

 
Health Professional Corporations
Certificate of Authorization 565.00
Nurses who want to incorporate their business practices must have a certificate of authorization for their professional corporation.  
Annual renewal of Certificate of Authorization 282.50
Issuing of revised Certificate of Authorization 169.50
Issuing of duplicate Certificate of Authorization 22.60
Miscellaneous
Verification of registration   16.95
Applies only to members who require verification of their registration with the College.    
Transcript request   22.60
Applies to applicants and members who ask the College for a copy of the education transcripts they submitted as part of their application.    
Nurse Renewal Check (NRC)    
A service that allows employers of nurses to confirm the registration status of all nurses in their employ.    
- For facilities employing more than 50 nurses 250.00 + $0.35/nurse (plus HST)
- For facilities employing fewer than 50 nurses 125.00 + $0.35/nurse (plus HST)
- Additional runs within the same calendar year 25.00 + $0.35/nurse (plus HST)
Page last reviewed October 12, 2017