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.

Fees:

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.