Internationally Educated Nurse (IEN)

Watch the informational video or read the instruction package on how to become an LPN in Saskatchewan below!

Internationally Educated Nurse Instruction Package

This page is for applicants who:

If the above applies to you, please begin your Internationally Educated Nurses (IEN) application by clicking on the Member Portal and creating an account. Once your account is created, you are required to submit your application and all necessary documentation online.

Member Portal

You will need the following information for your application.

Tips to Get Started

  1. Have your NNAS ID number ready
  2. Have your date and location of graduation information ready
  3. Save copies of two pieces of government-issued identification to your device to upload
  4. Recent criminal record check (dated within the last 6 months) from either the RCMP or a local police department.
  5. Pay the required $300 application payment (VISA, VISA Debit, MasterCard or e-Transfer).

Once your account credentials are complete, on the home screen of your member portal, click apply in the Practicing box


Once you submit the application, CLPNS will review your information. Following a successful review of the above, the CLPNS will conduct an assessment, evaluating your NNAS Advisory Report against the Practical Nursing educational requirements from across Canada and the legislative requirements for licensure within Saskatchewan.  If CLPNS is satisfied with the assessment, remedial education will be recommended, and applicants are notified of such via email.  The CLPNS notifies applicants of further steps once all recommended remedial education is completed.