The process for an assessment of credentials begins with you contacting the nursing regulatory body in the province/country in which you wish to work.
They will provide you with forms that must be completed by the School of Nursing.
Please send this package of forms to:
School of Nursing
1280 Main Street West, HSC-2J36
Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1
Please request a transcript from the Office of the Registrar.
The transcript should be addressed to the nursing regulatory body in the country or province in which you wish to register and also be sent to the School of Nursing in HSC 2J36.
The School of Nursing will complete the forms and send them directly to the nursing regulatory body to which you are applying. Forms are sent to the Regulatory body by courier.
PLEASE NOTE: Completion of the forms will take approximately 12 weeks depending on the complexity of the application.
As of September 1, 2017, the fee for each set of forms is $250.00.
The following methods of payment are accepted:
- Cheque – made out to McMaster University
If you prefer your forms to be sent overseas via courier, please note the additional fee:
- United Kingdom $75.00
- Australia/New Zealand $100.00
- Other destinations - To be determined individually
Note: This courier service will be International Economy with a delivery time of 2-5 business days.
You must attach the assessment-of-credentials-form
and Summary Sheet (pages 3 & 4) of the document with your package of forms.