Entry to Practice: Outside of Ontario/Canada

Graduates of Western's undergraduate nursing programs wishing to practice outside of Ontario or Canada must contact the nursing regulatory body in the province/country they wish to work and begin the process for an Assessment of Credentials. The regulatory body will provide forms that must be completed by a representative of Western's Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing. Please send the package of forms to:

  • Denice Litzan
    Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing
    FIMS/Nursing Building Room 3330
    Western University, 1151 Richmond Street
    London, ON  N6A 5B9

An Official Transcript Request must also be included in the package.

A representative from the Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing will complete the forms and send them directly, by courier, to the appropriate nursing regulatory body.

Please Note:

Completion of the forms can take up to 12 weeks, depending on the complexity of the application and the time of year.


The fee for completing the Assessment of Credentials is $250.00. This is the standard fee applied to all requests. The following methods of payment are accepted:

When the package has been completed and sent to the appropriate regulatory body, a confirmation message will be sent to the requestor from the Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing.