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Manage your permit through the MyCARNA portal.
Find everything you need to know about how to renew your registration
Whether you're leaving the profession or taking a break, there are a
few steps you need to take to finish up the practice year.
Choosing to return to nursing practice in Alberta after a hiatus?
Here's where you'll learn what you need to do to become a practising
Following your entrepreneurial side? RNs and NPs pursuing
self-employment will need to have their self-employed practice
approved by CARNA.
If you are applying for registration in a jurisdiction outside
Alberta, you will require verification of your registration with CARNA
to submit to the regulatory body in the jurisdiction in which you are
applying. Find out how to get this done.
Find out costs for assessments, permits, exams and registration.
2018 - 2019 fee schedule
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