3: Verify the general information submitted in Step 1
4: Select eligibility option
Select the eligibility option most relevant to you. These options are described in the application form.
5: Provide your eligibility information
Complete your nursing education history and nursing specialty experience. Be specific and thorough – this information is crucial in determining your eligibility.
Provide an e-mail address and contact information for a person in the specialty who can verify your application information.
6: Read the statement of understanding and pay the application fees by credit card
7: Complete demographic information
Demographic information collected during your application is used by CNA to obtain statistics relevant to the CNA Certification Program. The information is anonymous and used in a non-identifiable form. Thank you for taking a few moments to complete this important information.
What to expect after you apply — eligibility verification
The person you designated to verify your application information will receive an e-mail indicating that you have applied for CNA certification. He or she will receive a secure and private link to your application to verify your information.
Once your information has been verified, CNA staff will review your application to determine your eligibility.
Once eligibility is determined, a confirmation e-mail containing your access code to the online exam prep resources will be sent to you.
At the end of application process, you will receive a copy of the information that was reviewed by your supervisor.
All inquiries about the processing of your application, changes to your contact information, verification of status, withdrawal, or refunds can be handled by the CNA Certification Program Processing Centre at 1-800-450-5206. Changes to contact information can also be e-mailed to CNA or can be made by completing this online form.
Inquiries about nursing, certification eligibility, continuous learning activities and/or any other questions about certification unrelated to the application process should be directed to the CNA Certification Program at 1-800-361-8404 or e-mailed to CNA.
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The resources within this section are offered to inform your cultural awareness, competency, and safety so as to enhance your capabilities to work with your clients in addressing their health and wellness needs