Notification of Change – Application Requirements

September 27, 2019

Notification of change to all applicant categories: Removal of BC residency requirement.

Effective date of change: October 10, 2019

Starting on October 10, 2019, the BC residency requirement will no longer be in effect for applicants to the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry.  


The change to the application process will be reflected in Step 1) Verification [1]   for all categories of applicants.

Effective with these changes, applicants will no longer be asked to verify they reside in BC.   

This change will allow the submission of applications and processing of registrations for applicants residing outside BC.


[1] Changes will be applied to the following applicant categories:
https://www.cachwr.bc.ca/Application/HCA-Graduate/Form.aspx
https://www.cachwr.bc.ca/Application/HCA-Equivalent-Graduate/Form.aspx
https://www.cachwr.bc.ca/Application/Nurse/Form.aspx
https://www.cachwr.bc.ca/Application/Nursing-Student/Form.aspx
https://www.cachwr.bc.ca/Application/International/Form.aspx