Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN®) Fees

CMSRN Exam Application Fees

Regular Fee
AMSN Member Fee

Note: All application fees include a non-refundable processing/administration fee of $75.00.

You must be a current member of AMSN first to receive the member discount.

Candidates registering through the MSNCB FailSafe Certification Program™ will use their unique facility code to bypass the payment option.

Avoid upfront cost of the exam and fear of failure through the MSNCB FailSafe Certification Program, a facility program. 

CMSRN First-Time Retake Application Fees

AMSN member

(Not applicable for MSNCB FailSafe Certification Program candidates.)

Read more about retaking the CMSRN exam.

CBT Extension Fee

$75 - Service fee, non-refundable. Read more.

Returned Check Fee

$30 – Any candidate whose check is returned for insufficient funds is required to pay this fee. Remittance of fees thereafter must be made by money order, certified check, or credit card.

CMSRN Certification Grants

The Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) provides a CMSRN Certification Grant and Recertification Grant to AMSN members through the Scholarships & Grants program. Each grant is awarded semi-annually and covers the full cost of application at member rate.

**Prices are subject to change without notice.