License & Membership

Through The Registered Nurses Act, Bylaws, Council and organizational policies the CRNS Registration Team ensures new applicants and members meet initial and ongoing requirements, to register and re-license annually to practice as a RN in Saskatchewan.

Becoming a Registered Nurse in Saskatchewan

This section is for new RN and NP applicants looking to become licensed in Saskatchewan.

Renew License & Membership

This section is for applicants who are looking to renew their current license and/or CRNS membership.

Prescribing Controlled Drugs

This section is for Nurse Practitioner (NP)s looking to become maintenance or initiating prescribers for OUD & Methadone for pain management. In addition, information on the Prescription Review Program (PRP).

Recognition of Practice

This section is for RNs and NPs who work in nontraditional nursing roles.

Continuing Competence Program

The CRNS’s Continuing Competence Program (CCP) is a mandatory, ongoing education program that ensures all RNs and NPs are continually enhancing their practice through self-directed learning. Every RN and NP must complete the CCP annually as part of the requirements to hold a license to practice registered nursing in Saskatchewan.

Membership Options

The CRNS has nine different categories of membership. The majority of membership options follow an application process. There are two categories of membership that are granted by the CRNS Council in recognition of outstanding service.

License & Membership Fees

A complete listing of CRNS license and membership fees.

Check License Status

Use this tool to verify if a nurse is licensed with the CRNS or to check if you currently hold a valid license.

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