Canadian RPN in Hawaii


I will graduate June 21st 2013 as a Registered Practical Nurse with an Ontario, canada education. Can I register in Hawaii to nurse or can only a Canadian Registered Nurse work in Hawaii?

loriangel14, RN

6,931 Posts

Specializes in Acute Care, Rehab, Palliative.

You would need your BSN to apply for a visa. Even the TN visa requires BSN.

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Silverdragon102, BSN

1 Article; 39,477 Posts

Specializes in Medical and general practice now LTC. Has 35 years experience.

Unless you have another way of working in the US then you need minimum of RN to Qualify for immigrant or work visa


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I'm an RPN in ottawa Ontario Canada.

I would like to live in Hawaii and work as well.

What are the steps to getting a license in Hawaii as an RPN.