Credentialing Request Information

The Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta provides credentialing services to graduates from our programs. Official credentialing is necessary for University of Alberta BScN graduates to work as registered nurses in other countries. Official credentialing packages including certified course descriptions from the U of A calendar and a verification letter will be sent by the Faculty of Nursing to the credentialing agency.

The credentialing package is composed of the following documentation:

  • Certified copies of course descriptions from the Official University of Alberta Calendar
  • Verification letter confirming the number of hours completed in the program
  • Graduation Date
  • Further documentation as required by the requesting body

Please note the following:

  • Official transcripts are not included in the credentialing package. For official transcripts, please contact the Office of the Registrar and Student Awards
  • We highly encourage customers to request a courier service for your package via transcript requests as it allows them to be tracked.
  • Please note that this fee is non-refundable.

Note for CGFNS credentialing packages ONLY:

  • For CGFNS credentialing packages, please request an official e-transcript through MyCreds. You may find all related information at the Office of the Registrar's website. 
    Students can order their e-transcript on Bear Tracks if they have access or use the Office of the Registrar’s Transcript Request Form and select the electronic transcript option.  
  • Once you have requested your e-transcript, you will receive an email to sign in to MyCreds and from there on, you will be able to share it with a third party.
  • When sharing your e-transcript with a third party, please share it with Once we have access to your e-transcript, we will be uploading this all together with the rest of your paperwork. 

Fees for this service are as follows:

United States: $100 International: $150

Off-Campus sites (Red Deer Polytechnic, Keyano College, Northwestern Polytechnic/GPRC) that completed their 4th Year at the UofA: $50

To order a credentialing package, please complete both of the following 2 steps. Payment must be received for the credentialing request to begin.

Step 1: Complete the Credentialing Package Request form

Step 2: Include your online payment (non-refundable).    

You will need to use a Gmail account (your U of A email will work) in order to complete the request form. If you are unable to use a Gmail account please complete the form, print and then scan it to this email address:

When your credentialing package has been sent to the agency, you will be informed by email. Please allow 4 - 6 weeks for processing.