To work as an LPN in Alberta, individuals must be registered and have a valid practice permit from the CLPNA.
To be registered with the CLPNA, you must complete an application and meet all necessary requirements in the Policy: Declarations and Registration Requirements.
There are a number of requirements that you should be aware of. Learn more about each one by selecting from the menu below.
The CLPNA is committed to having transparent, objective, impartial, and procedurally fair registration practices.
Applicants and registrants can expect these standards when interacting with the Registration Department at the CLPNA.
The Registration Service Standards policy outlines registration service standards at the CLPNA.
A requirement for select applicants, this exam covers Alberta's regulatory framework.
All applicants must be able to provide professional services in English.
Alberta LPNs are required to carry malpractice liability insurance.
There are fees associated with applying for and maintaining a practice permit with the CLPNA.
The CPNRE tests your practical nursing knowledge and your ability to apply it.
Verification is required if you are or have been registered in another jurisdiction.