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  1. Introduction

    In general, reinstatement requests fall into one of three categories.

  2. Reinstatement Requirements

    A request for reinstatement must meet specific requirements before reinstatement can take place.

  3. Applying for Reinstatement

    All requests for reinstatement begin with the member or former member contacting the CNO to request reinstatement of a certificate of registration.

  4. Collection of Personal Information

    Please review the Privacy Code on the CNO’s website to understand how your personal information will be used.

  5. Returning to Practice

    The Supervised Practice Experience (SPE) is a self-directed option designed by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) for registrants in the Non-Practising Class who have been away from practice three to eight years . It involves completing a nursing practice experience to meet the evidence of...

  6. Reinstatement regulation changes FAQs

    What are the changes to the reinstatement requirement? CNO now has the authority to determine the number of years an applicant can be out of practice before reinstating. Changes to the reinstatement process provide CNO with the flexibility to review each applicant for reinstatement individually to...




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