• an applicant who was previously registered with the CANNN to practice as a Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Licensed Practical Nurse and Registered Psychiatric Nurse and who wishes to reinstate their registration, and
  • an application who is currently registered as an Associate Non-Practicing Member with the CANNN and who wishes to obtain an active practicing membership as an RN, NP, RPN and LPN.
  • Open your account on the Applicant Portal link (if your email has changed, please let us know so we can update) 
  • Once signed in, select Reinstatement application.  You will be prompted to complete information like places of work, current registrations, etc
  • If you have had a legal name change, please submit a legal name change form
  • Pay processing fee – $65.63

Check your Member login on a regular basis to view what documents are required and/or outstanding

  • Valid government issued photo ID
  • Verification of registration from all jurisdictions with which you are currently or formerly registered.
  • Form A1 Employer Reference is required from your most recent employer.  Forms must be sent directly by the employer to CANNN
  • Form A2 Evidence of Practice Hours 2024: For applications of registration starting in 2024, this form is to be completed with hours going up to 2023 and is required from all employers in the past 5 years. Forms must be sent directly by the employer to CANNN. 
  • If you have less than five years work experience as a nurse and have had only one employer, please have Form B Colleague Reference Form submitted in addition to your employer reference form.
  • Information Sharing Consent Form (this form is used to grant permission to give updates on an applicant’s registration status to their NT and/or NU employer)
  • Review Policy R02
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