Practicing RN Renewal Registration

To be eligible for renewal of a practicing RN licence, you must meet one of the following within the last five years:

1.Worked at least 1125 hours of RN nursing practice; or 

2. Graduated from an approved RN nursing education program; or 

3. Completed an approved RN nursing re-entry program (e.g. Saskatchewan Polytechnic Nursing Re-Entry Program or equivalent).  If you have completed a nursing re-entry/refresher program within the last five years and have not practiced 1125 hours as a RN since that date, have the transcript forwarded by the nursing program directly to our office.  

For more information hourly bylaw for RN, RN(AAP) and RN(NP)



Returning to Practice after an absence

If you last practiced as a RN in another jurisdiction:

1. Complete the Verification of Current/Most Recent Registration/Licensure form from the regulatory body where you most recently worked as a RN. The regulatory body will complete their section and return this form directly to the SRNA office. 

2. In addition if you have not worked in Saskatchewan for five years or more but have practiced as a RN in another jurisdiction: 

Complete the Consent Form to Obtain Employment Verification Information and send directly to the SRNA office. You must provide the contact information for your most recent RN nurse manager. SRNA will send this form along with a reference questionnaire to your nurse manager; they must return the questionnaire directly to the SRNA office.

You may upload this document (in the upload & download documents tab) or you may scan and email the consent form to renew@srna.org or fax to 306-359-0257 or mail directly to the SRNA office. 

3. Vulnerable Sector Check

Starting June 1, 2017, members renewing their RN licence after a 2-year absence from practice in Saskatchewan, are required to submit a Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) Report for licensure. This requirement applies to members who have not held a practicing RN licence in Saskatchewan for 2 or more licensure years. A licensure year is from December 1 to November 30.

-The VSC report must be issued by the police force where the applicant lives (e.g. RCMP, city police or police service). The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) processes criminal record checks. Please review the information at rcmp-grc.gc.ca/cr-cj/index-eng.htm To contact your local city police check their website for information. 

-It must be issued within the previous six (6) months of the date of renewal for licensure (e.g. renewal date is June 1, 2017 the report must have been issued after Dec 1, 2016). 

-Any costs associated with a VSC report are the responsibility of the applicant. 

-Click here for information on the VSC. 

-If you have questions about this new requirement, contact renew@srna.org

To submit your VSC report 

-You may upload this document (in the upload & download documents tab) or you may scan and email the consent form to renew@srna.org or fax to 306-359-0257 or mail directly to the SRNA office.