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RECERTIFY

Recertify every 5 years to maintain Certification.


VERIFY

Primary Source Verification for State Boards, Certificants, & Employers.


Available Certifications

Family NP

The FNP certification examination is an entry-level competency-based examination that tests clinical knowledge in family/individual across the life span (prenatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, elderly, and frail elderly primary care).

Adult-Gerontology NP

The A-GNP certification examination is an entry-level competency-based examination that tests clinical knowledge of young adults (including adolescents and emancipated minors), adults, elderly, and frail elderly.

Emergency NP

The ENP certification examination is a competency-based examination that tests clinical knowledge of emergency specialty care across the life span population of prenatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, elderly, and frail elderly.

News & Information

Welcome to the AANPCB

The purpose of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Board is to provide a valid and reliable program for entry-level nurse practitioners to recognize their education, knowledge, and professional expertise. AANPCB provides a process for validation of an advanced practice registered nurse's qualifications and knowledge for practice as a primary care nurse practitioner.


AANPCB News & Information

2016 Annual Report, Passing Rate Report, and Certificant Data

07/27/2017

The AANPCB Annual Report and Pass Rate Report for 2016 may be accessed on the certification website under the tab...   Read More

AANP Certification Program becomes the AANP Certification Board

12/28/2016

Effective January 2017, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Board, Inc. will change its business name and acronym...   Read More

Dec. 1st, 2016 - Adult NP Certification Exam Application deadline.

11/23/2016

November 2016 - The last day to submit an application to take the Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) Certification Examination is Thursday, December 1st, 2016. The exam is being...   Read More

2017 Election Results

11/14/2016

2017 Election Results - The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Board is pleased to announce that Dixie Harms, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C, BC-ADM, FAANP and Kerri L. Rupe, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC, COHN-S, FAANP were elected...   Read More

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Fees and Notices

Certification Exam:
AANP Members $240, Non-Members $315

Retake Exam:
AANP Members $240, Non-Members $315

Recertification by Examination
AANP Member $240, Non-Member $315

Recertification by Practice Hours & CE:
AANP Member $120, Non-Members $195

A-GNP Conversion: $50

Verification Order: $40

Replacement Certificate and Card: $20

Paper Application Fee: $50

Returned Check Fee: $25

All Fees shown in USD and are subject to change without prior notification.

Payable by credit card (Visa, Master Card, Discover, AMEX), voucher number or paper check.