Temporary Application

A Temporary Certificate is required to legally work in the Northwest Territories and/or Nunavut for:

  • nursing graduates (RN & NP) who are waiting to write the national examination at the next available write-date in the territory where they reside,
  • nursing graduates (RN & NP) who have written the national examination in the territory where they reside and are awaiting examination results, and
  • nurses who are completing a Nursing Refresher Program or completing undertakings as part of the Professional Conduct Review process.

A temporary certificate is issued for 90 days, it can be renewed/extended in accordance with the RNANT/NU Registration Policy - R3: Temporary Certificate Policy

                                                                                                      

Are you a new graduate waiting to write the national examination?

If you are a new graduate waiting to write the national examination, please see the New Graduate Temporary Certificate Page. 

Are you a new graduate waiting to receive your examination results?

If you are a new graduate who has written the national examination and are waiting examination results, please see the New Graduate Temporary Certificate Page.

Are you a Registered Nurse completing a Nursing Refresher Program?

If you are an RN and are completing a Nursing Refresher Program, please see the Refresher/Suspension Temporary Certificate Page.

Are you a Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner completing undertakings as part of the Professional Conduct Review process?

If you are an RN or NP and are completing undertakings as part of the Professional Conduct Review process, please see the Refresher/Suspension Temporary Certificate Page.

Have a question regarding your Temporary Certificate application?

Please direct any registration questions to the registration coordinator.

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PO Box 2757
Yellowknife, NT  X1A 2R1
Phone: 867-873-2745
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483 Range Lake Road
X1A 3R9

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