Join or Renew

The Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS®) is a not-for-profit society that offers legal advice, risk management services, legal assistance and professional liability protection related to nursing practice in Canada to more than 130,000 eligible nurses.

2020 CNPS annual fees*

Professional liability protection:
Registered Nurse (RN) $115
Licensed/Registered Practical Nurse (LPN) $115
Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) $115
Nurse Practitioner (NP) $330

Optional - Supplementary protection:
Assistance with regulatory matters (college complaints) $105
*Subject to applicable taxes

2019 + 2020 CNPS annual fees (prorated 2019)*

Professional liability protection:
Registered Nurse (RN) $143.75
Licensed/Registered Practical Nurse (LPN) $143.75
Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) $143.75
Nurse Practitioner (NP) $412.50

Optional - Supplementary protection:
Assistance with regulatory matters (college complaints) $163
*Subject to applicable taxes

Method of payment

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To join, you will need

  1. A valid nurse registration or license number
  2. An email address How will your email be used?The CNPS will use your email address for transactional purposes, such as confirming receipt of your application form, confirming successful completion of your application, initiating the renewal process, providing you with information about important legal developments and, if requested, providing written confirmation of eligibility for CNPS professional liability protection.

    The CNPS will also use your email address to appropriately respond to your inquiry(ies) or request(s) for CNPS services if, at that time, this has been identified as your preferred mode of communication or to establish contact with you in reference to an inquiry(ies) or request(s) for CNPS services, if your preferred mode of communication has failed. By continuing with this transaction, you consent to your email address being used for these purposes.

    The CNPS may also, with your consent, use your email address for non-transactional purposes to provide you with other relevant forms of electronic information from the CNPS, including, but not limited to, information about webinars, events, legal developments and publications.
  3. Click the [Start my application] button at the bottom of the page

To renew

  1. Log in to the MyCNPS portal
  2. View/Edit your profile information
  3. Click on the [Renew] button on your profile page

CNPS receipts

You may log in to the CNPS portal to retrieve receipts and edit your profile information at any time.

Need help?

Email info@cnps.ca or call toll-free 1-844 4MY CNPS (1-844-469-2677), Monday through Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (Eastern time), except statutory holidays.

If you are a Registered Psychiatric Nurse in Manitoba or Saskatchewan

Important information for RPNAS members hereRPNAS members will be automatically extended CNPS beneficiary status effective November 1, 2019. You will therefore be able to access CNPS core services to the same extent as existing CNPS beneficiaries as of that date.

If you require more information, please visit RPNAS at https://www.rpnas.com/cnps-information-and-faq/

If you require PLP prior to November 1, 2019, please contact CNPS at 1-800-267-3390.

Important information for CRPNM members hereCRPNM members will be automatically extended CNPS beneficiary status effective January 1, 2020. You will therefore be able to access CNPS core services to the same extent as existing CNPS beneficiaries as of that date.

If you require more information, please visit CRPNM at https://www.crpnm.mb.ca/members/professional-liability-protection/

If you require PLP prior to January 1, 2020, please contact CNPS at 1-800-267-3390.

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