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Log in to start your AANPCB certification process.


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

2018 Commissioner Election Results

Tue, 31 Oc

2018 Commissioner Election Results - The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Board, Inc. is pleased to announce the results of the Certification Commission elections. Mona M. Counts, PhD, CRNP, FNAP, FAAN, FAANP was...   Read More

Vote to Win!! 2018 Commissioner Elections open October 15th - 28th, 2017.

Tue, 03 Oc

October 2017 - Commissioner Elections are held annually in October via secure electronic voting format. Certificants will soon receive electronic notification from Certification@AANPCERT.ORG with...   Read More

Power Restored to AANPCB Office

Mon, 21 Au

A major power outage occurred Friday, August 18th between 11:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. that affected our internet, electricity, telephone, and facsimile service. All services are now restored. Any documents sent...   Read More

2016 Annual Report, Passing Rate Report, and Certificant Data

Thu, 27 Ju

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