We acknowledge that Manitoba is on the original lands of the Dakota, Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, Dené, Inuit and Métis Nation. We acknowledge that the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba is located on Treaty One territory. We respect the Treaties that were made on these territories, and we acknowledge the harms and mistakes of the past. We dedicate ourselves to moving forward in partnership with First Nations, Métis, and Inuit communities in a spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.

Based on the information that you provide in the application form, NNAS will determine if you require a language test to demonstrate an acceptable level of proficiency in English.

For a list of acceptable language tests, please click here.


March 24, 2021 UPDATE:  CELBAN Online Computer-Based Exam and Virtual Interview

The College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba will accept the CELBAN computer based exam with virtual interview as an acceptable English language proficiency test for the purposes of demonstrating English language proficiency for internationally educated psychiatric nurses (IEPNs). Internationally educated psychiatric nursing applicants may demonstrate English language competence by completing one of the two approved English language proficiency tests and achieving the required passing scores upon application to the National Nursing Assessment Service (NNAS). The virtual version of CELBAN allows applicants to take the test remotely which means that CELBAN is now delivered both online and in testing centers across Canada.


College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba

1854 Portage Ave. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3J 0G9

© 2022 The College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba. Powered by Thentia.