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Guide in Applying for the Canadian Registered Nurse Examination (CRNE)

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) announcement on their website about Canada’s move to adopt a Provincial Nominee Program to facilitate the entry of immigrants to its labor force.

Canada’s move was seen largely as a welcome development for filipino nurses looking for alternative foreign employment opportunities in the face of the current visa backlog in the United States.

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CGFNS Application Handbook
CGFNS Credentials Evaluation Service
Becoming a Nurse in the United States
Review Notes for NCLEX CGFNS


How to Apply for IELTS

Please read the following information very carefully in order to submit a completed application for IELTS test registration. We do not accept incomplete applications and if we need to contact you for further information, you may miss your chosen test date.


Complete the forms below. Make sure you fill out both a 1st and 2nd preference test date on the application form and sign page 4. You must answer all questions. If we are unable to accommodate your requested test date, we will include you in the test of your second choice or the next available date for that module and confirm this with you by telephone or email.

* IELTS application form
* IELTS payment form (updated 30/6/09)


The following documents must be read by each candidate and you will be asked to sign a declaration to say that you have read the documents.

* IELTS Information for Candidates
* IELTS Refund Policy


Include the following documents with your application:

* 2 recent passport sized photographs (sign the back of one photo)
* Photocopy of the photo page of your current passport.
* IELTS payment form

Read the application checklist to make sure you have completed every step.

Applications must be received at least two weeks prior to the test, however we cannot guarantee availability of a requested date. We recommend you apply as early as possible. You can register for the IELTS test in two different ways, by mail or in person – refer below

Mailing IELTS test registration papers

Mail the following documents:
* Completed application form
* Completed IELTS Payment form with credit card payment details, cheque or money order
* If you are on campus, you can visit the cashier and enclose your receipt.
* 2 recent passport sized photographs (sign the back of one photo)
* Photocopy of the photo page of your current passport

For Hobart exams : Chris Dillon, English Language Centre, UTAS, Private Bag 14, Hobart, Tasmania, 7001; or

For Launceston exams
: Christine Brown, English Language Centre, UTAS, Locked Bag 1358, Launceston, Tasmania, 7250

A confirmation letter will be emailed to you. Please supply a valid e-mail address.

Registering in Person in Hobart or Launceston

For Hobart exams: Chris Dillon, Room 214, English Language Centre, UTAS, Hytten Hall, French Street, Sandy Bay.

Important: Hobart applications will only be accepted between 11am – 3pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. On Wednesday, applications will be accepted between 12 noon – 2pm.

For Launceston exams:
Christine Brown, Room 112, English Language Centre, UTAS, Building F, Newnham, available 9am – 3.00pm.

You should bring with you:

* Completed IELTS application form
* Completed IELTS Payment form
* Your current passport
* Photocopy of the photo page of your current passport
* 2 recent passport sized photographs (sign the back of one photo)
* Cashier’s receipt **

Please note incomplete applications will NOT be accepted. Candidates are permitted to register for a maximum of 2 tests at any given time.

**Payment can be made by EFTPOS, credit card, cheque or money order at the Hobart cashier (Administration Building 22 opposite Morris Miller Library) or the Launceston cashier (ground floor in the Student Centre). You should take the IELTS Payment form to the cashier. Cheques and money orders should be made payable to UTAS. The cashier’s opening hours are 9am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 4.00pm.

Upon completion of your application, you will be given a confirmation letter. Please read it carefully. You do not need to bring this to the exam.

IELTS Notice To Candidates

TOIEC – Nurses & Health Professionals

TOEIC is a recognized global standard for measuring English language proficiency developed by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) of Princeton, New Jersey. It is represented in at least 60 countries and accepted by respectable institutions such as the Immigration and Naturalization Service of the United States of America and the Canadian Nursing Board.
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