Registration Requirements

This section lists the registration requirements for applicants who are not registered to practice in Canada or who practice under Temporary, Provisional, Graduate or other similar registrations in other Canadian jurisdictions.

If you are a nurse in another Canadian jurisdiction with an equivalent certificate of registration to practice and you are applying to register as an RN or RPN in Ontario, please review this section of the guide for details of your registration requirements.

During the application process, CNO assesses all applicants to determine whether they meet the following registration requirements.

If CNO finds that you do not meet one or more of these requirements, then you may be asked to provide more information or do something (such as complete an evaluation or additional education) that allows you to meet those requirements.

You have the right to request a review of your application if you want to appeal any decision made by CNO staff or the Registration Committee concerning your application.

See Registration Requirements for further information about each of these requirements.





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Page last reviewed July 04, 2023