PEI Graduates

Graduates from one of PEI’s practical nursing diploma programs may be eligible for registration as a graduate practical nurse in PEI if they meet the following requirements.

The applicant must:

  1. Successfully complete an approved practical nursing education program in Prince Edward Island.
  2. Apply to write the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE).
  3. Submit a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check issued within the previous 90 days.
  4. Provide proof of identity and legal name.
  5. Complete the required application documentation.
  6. Proof of entitlement to work in Canada.
  7. Pay the required fees.

*The CLPNPEI requires that all applicants confirm English language proficiency. If your first language is not English, you are required to successfully demonstrate English language proficiency.

  • Applicants must be free from any cognitive, physical, psychological or emotional conditions, or a dependence on alcohol or drugs that impairs their ability to practice nursing.
  • Applicants must not possess a record of conviction under the Criminal Code (Canada), the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (Canada), the Food and Drugs Act (Canada) or any criminal or penal statute of a jurisdiction outside of Canada, that makes it desirable in the public interest that the applicant not practice practical nursing.

GPN Certificate of Registration Application Form

Please contact the CLPNPEI for further information.