Internationally Educated Nurses

Download the IEN application process handbook

Download the IEN application package

Package includes:

  • Internationally Educated Applicant Instructions
  • Internationally Educated Nurse Application Form
  • Criminal Record Checks for Registration

Application Process

Before applying to the College, all internationally educated nurses (IENs) must first apply through the National Nursing Assessment Service (NNAS). NNAS is a national online application service developed by nursing regulatory bodies across Canada.

NNAS is the mandatory first step for any IEN applicant who:

  • is a graduate of a nursing education program outside of Canada
  • has never been registered as a registered nurse anywhere within Canada
  • is currently or has been registered as an RN with the regulatory body in the country where they received their entry-level RN education

For more information about this new first step in the IEN application process, please visit

Click here to view NNAS' 2015 annual report

Applying in Manitoba

After the NNAS advisory report has been generated, you are welcome to submit an application directly to the College. We will assess your application to determine if you are eligible for registration as an RN in Manitoba.


Item Fee (including GST) When?
Application fee (non-refundable) $525.00 Due with application

Payment Options

Cash In person only
Interac In person only
Certified cheque or money order In person or by mail
Visa or MasterCard In person, by mail or by fax
Visa Debit In person and online (registration renewal only)


Immigration to Manitoba

Health-Care Jobs in Manitoba

Language Proficiency

  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
  • CELBAN (Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses)
  • TEF (Test d’evaluation de Francais)

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