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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

AANPCB 2018 Annual Report/ 25th Anniversary Edition

Wed, 03 Ap

April 03, 2019 - 2018 marked 25 years of NP Certification by AANPCB. The Annual Report for 2018 is now available and may be found under the...   Read More

AANP Scheduled Website Maintenance

Wed, 27 Fe

AANP website maintenance is scheduled for March 1, 2019 through March 4, 2019. This will interfere with AANPCB's ability to verify AANP membership status and process application discounts for AANP members. To receive a discount during...   Read More

FNP & AGNP programs receive NCCA Re-Accreditation

Wed, 28 No

The NCCA re-accredited both the Family (FNP) and the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care (AGNP) certification programs for five-year periods. The FNP program received initial NCCA accreditation in 1997, and the AGNP program...   Read More

2019 Commissioner Election Results

Wed, 14 No

AANPCB is pleased to announce the results of the Certification Board's elections for Commissioner positions representing Adult/Adult-Gerontology and...   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

Ineligble Application Processing Fee: $60

Returned Check Fee: $25

Cancelation/Withdrawal Fee: $120

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.