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Join / Renew with CNA

CNA at work for nurses in Canada

CNA works with over 139,000 registered nurses (RNs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) across Canada to bring essential and meaningful change to health care and nursing in the country.

CNA works to improve health care in Canada and is committed to maintaining a publicly funded, not-for-profit health system for all Canadians by influencing public policy.

Because your priorities are our priorities, we continuously advocate for the vital role nurses play in our health-care system.

CNA works to ensure that nurses’ expertise, guidance and concerns are top of mind with government leaders and key decision-makers across Canada.

For more information, visit About CNA and CNA @ Work for Nursing.

Benefits of joining CNA

For the full list of benefits visit cna-aiic.ca/benefits.

Annual fees

CNA independent or emeritus membership

  • $54.95 (plus applicable taxes) non-refundable
  • For those who join between October 1 and December 31, your annual fee of $54.95 (plus applicable taxes) includes up to three free months of CNA benefits prior to the next calendar year.

NEW — Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS)
RNs and NPs can apply to become a CNPS beneficiary when joining or renewing with CNA — all in one transaction!


Registered nurse — $115 (plus applicable taxes)
Nurse practitioner — $330 (plus applicable taxes)

Join CNA as an independent in Ontario and Quebec

Ontario nurses: please also see this important update.

Joining CNA for the first time? Complete the following steps:

  1. Step 1: Create a NurseONE.ca account.
  2. Step 2: Click the link in your validation e-mail.
  3. Step 3: Log in to NurseONE.ca.
  4. Step 4: Click PURCHASE NOW! to complete your payment.

Create NurseONE.ca account

Renew with CNA in Ontario and Quebec

Option 1: If you joined CNA directly, complete the following steps to renew:

  1. Step 1: Log in to NurseONE.ca
  2. Step 2: Click Renew Now to complete your payment

Login to NurseONE.ca

Option 2: If you previously joined CNA through any of our jurisdictional members in 2015-2016 you now need to complete the following steps to renew:

  1. Step 1: Create a NurseONE.ca account. Please have your CNA ID # ready. It can be found directly above your name on the Canadian Nurse mailing label. (if you already have a NurseONE.ca account log in now).
  2. Step 2: Click the link in your validation e-mail.
  3. Step 3: Log in to your NurseONE.ca account.
  4. Step 4: Click Renew Now to complete the payment.

Create NurseONE.ca account

Join or renew as an emeritus nurse

See Join as Emeritus.

Questions? Consult our Independent membership frequently asked questions for more information about your membership with CNA, e-mail us at members@cna-aiic.ca or call 1-800-361-8404, ext. 262.