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Program Summary:

The PASS Program helps nurses prepare for licensure and employment in Canada, offering case management, information on the assessment process, orientation webinars on the Canadian healthcare system, employment supports and access to nurse mentors.

You want to work in the fields of:

  • Nursing
  • Healthcare

They offer you:

  • Indivisual case management and tips on getting through the nursing assessment process
  • Resume/cover letter assistance, including help applying for non-licensed jobs or volunteer opportunities while meeting nursing licensure requirements
  • Diverse information and orientation webinars about nursing labour market demographics and the Canadian health care system
  • Online English language nursing language and communication training
  • Referrals for language, employment and settlement services to prepare for your arrival in Canada
  • Networking opportunities and engagement with mentors through the Canadian Nurses Association

Services delivered:

  • Online services globally

Language of Service:

  • English

Eligibility Checker

You MUST be an Internationally Educated Nurse (IEN) to apply for the PASS Program. If you are looking to obtain healthcare-related employment information, we recommend applying for a General Employment Program for further assistance.
To apply for the PASS program, you will need to upload your proof of Immigration Status and proof of your nursing education.
You MUST have documentation of education in order to apply for the PASS Program. You MUST have immigration status documentation to upload to your registration. This applies to all pre-arrival program registration.


Based on the information you provided, you are eligible to apply for the PASS Program.

You can also apply for other pre-arrival programs such as a settlement program.

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