RN Reinstatement Application

  1. Reinstatement Applications are now online.

You may need to email info@rnantnu.ca if your email has changed. We will update it then you will be able to apply.

PLEASE NOTE: It is the members responsibility to keep RNANT/NU updated on changes to their name, email, phone or address.

The RN Reinstatement Application is for:

  • an applicant who was previously registered with the RNANT/NU to practice as a Registered Nurse and who wishes to reinstate their registration, and
  • an application who is currently registered as an Associate Non-Practicing Member with the RNANT/NU and who wishes to obtain an active practicing membership as an RN.

Please note: It is a registration violation to be employed in the NT and/or the NU as a registered nurse without a valid license to practice in the NT and/or NU. This includes any orientation to an individual’s role as an RN, as well as the completion of any employer requirements.

A $65.63 processing fee is charged to an applicant’s credit card upon receipt of the payment authorization form. This payment authorization form is required to begin processing an application. Other documents (e.g. verification letters, references, ect.) are added to an applicant’s file as they are received at the office. When all required documents are received, the Registrar reviews the entire application for registration eligibility and approval.

Once an application is approved by the Registrar, the applicant is contacted by phone or email. Approval application are valid for six months from the date the application is submitted, and the processing fee is taken. After six months, the applicant is required to submit a new application.

If you have any questions regarding the RN Reinstatement Application process, please contact the Registration Coordinator.


To apply for a Reinstatement of Registration as an RN with the RNANT/NU for the 2020 Membership Year, the following items are required:

  1. Verification of registration request from all jurisdictions with which you are currently or formerly registered.
  2. References: One Form A1 Employer Reference is required from your most recent employer. Form A2 Verification of Hours is required from all of your employers in the preceding five years. Please ensure you have worked a minimum of 300 hours with the employer you have requested provide you a reference.              
  3. Colleague Reference: If you have less than five years work experience as an RN and have had only one employer, please have Form B Colleague Reference Form submitted in addition to your employer reference form. If you have only been self-employed as an RN, please have two Form B Colleague Reference Form submitted.
  4. Valid Government Issued ID to include a photo, signature, expiry date, and be in colour must be scanned and sent to info@rnantnu.ca

    Fax is not accepted for ID.

  5. 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)

  6. Apply online here

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