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Registered Nurses  (NOC 3152)
Moncton--Richibucto Region
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Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Education and job requirements can vary by region. Workers in regulated occupations require a licence to work legally. Workers in non-regulated occupations do not require a licence, but employers may have other certification requirements.

Provincial/Territorial Regulation

Table of job opportunities for your chosen occupation at the provincial or territorial level.
Location Regulation
New Brunswick

Most regulatory bodies and apprenticeship authorities have their own Web sites that provide licensing information, eligibility requirements, foreign credential recognition and registration fees. Contact information for the relevant regulatory body can be found below.

Regulatory Body

Contact information for the regulatory body for your chosen occupation.
The occupation (Registered Nurse ) requires certification in the province or territory: New Brunswick
Address: The Nurses Association of New Brunswick
165 Regent Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick
E3B 7B4

Phone: 506-458-8731 or 1-800-442-4417
Fax: 506-459-2838 - (506) 459-2837 (Professional Conduct Review Consultant)
Email: nanb@nanb.nb.ca
Web Site: www.nanb.nb.ca

Ministries and Departments of Education

Education is the responsibility of the ten provinces and three territories. Each has its own ministry (sometimes called "department") that oversees the organization, delivery and assessment of education.

Distance Learning

Distance learning lets you study via the Internet or other methods such as cable TV or correspondence. It also opens virtual doors for students who cannot study away from home.

Visit CanLearn for a list of Canadian colleges, universities and other institutions providing thousands of courses at a distance.

[ Source: CanLearn - HRSDC ]

Internationally Educated Nurses

Effective August 12, 2014, in order to apply to be a nurse in Canada (except the province of Quebec), all internationally educated nurses must first create an online account with National Nursing Assessment Service (NNAS), submit all required documents for verification, and have credentials assessed for comparability to Canadian standards, before completing the application process with the province in which they wish to work.

For more information please contact National Nursing Assessment Service at www.nnas.ca

Information for Newcomers

Fact Sheets for Internationally Trained Individuals

Are you an internationally trained individual looking for guidance on foreign credential recognition in your profession in Canada? These occupational fact sheets can help you by providing information on:

  • the general requirements to work in your profession
  • the steps that you can take to find the most reliable sources of information

Registered Nurse (PDF Format - Size: 163 KB)
Registered Psychiatric Nurse
 (PDF Format - Size: 803 KB)

Please consult the Moncton--Richibucto Region and Canada tabs for more useful information related to education and job requirements.
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