(Previously Registered in Alberta)

This page describes the process for applicants who were formerly registered with the CLPNA.

If this does not describe you, please take our applicant quiz.

To apply for reinstatement, you will need to have previously obtained registration as an Alberta LPN and meet the requirements of the CLPNA’s Policy: Actively Engaged Requirements for Registration.

If you do not meet the requirements, please contact the CLPNA at

How to Apply

  1. Login to MyCLPNA with the email address CLPNA had on record at the time you were last registered. If you cannot remember or no longer have access to this email address, contact the Registration Department, Ask CLPNA, or 780-484-8886, or 1-800-661-5877 (toll free in Alberta). If you cannot remember or do not have a password, select “Forgot my Password.”
  2. Once logged in, select “Reinstate” on your dashboard to begin the Reinstatement application.
  3. Once you have filled out both application pages, you will be able to submit your application and pay the application fee.
  4. After the application has been submitted and the application fee paid, the CLPNA will review your application and contact you within five business days regarding any outstanding requirements or next steps.
  5. Additionally, you are required to submit a criminal record check through BackCheck.
  6. You will receive a decision letter and final invoice for your practice permit fee within ten business days of all application requirements being met. You will need to meet all application requirements before you receive a decision letter.

Please note that you can only register for this exam after obtaining a referral from the CLPNA.

Applicants and registrants can expect these standards when interacting with the Registration Department at the CLPNA.

  • Phone calls will be returned within one business day.
  • Emails will be returned within two business days.
  • Applications received with payment will be reviewed within five business days.
  • Completed applications will be processed with a decision letter within ten business days.
  • Invoices for approved applications will be available when the decision letter is issued.
  • A practice permit will be issued immediately upon receipt of the final invoice payment.

The Registration Service Standards policy outlines registration service standards at the CLPNA.