This section is for RNs who are or were registered in a Canadian jurisdiction outside Alberta and are applying to register in Alberta for the first time.
For the quickest processing time, complete all steps in Phase 1 on the same day.
It may take us longer to give you a decision on your application if you:
For the quickest processing time, request that all third parties in this phase send their documents to CARNA as early as possible.
Processing times depend on several factors including the volume of applications we receive. For this reason, we are unable to provide an exact timeline. We review complete applications in the order they are received.
To avoid delays, please be sure to submit a complete application including payment and all required documents.
We try our best to process applications in a timely manner as we know it's important to you.
CARNA will email you: