LPNs working in BC must be registered with CLPNBC. Once registered, LPNs must renew their registration every year to continue practising as an LPN in BC.
CLPNBC establishes registration requirements and assesses applicants to make sure that all applicants have the:
required competencies/continuing competence,
fitness to practise, and
When making this determination CLPNBC follows the Health Professions Act, the Criminal Records Review Act and the CLPNBC Bylaws.
Registration categories: Practising, Limited, Non-practising, Interim and Temporary.
Registration: The process of applying for registration status with CLPNBC.
Annual renewal: The process for current registrants to maintain registration with CLPNBC.
Reinstatement: The process for former BC registrants to re-apply for practising registration.
Conversion: The process for a non-practising BC registrant to return to practising registration.