Recertification Fees

Recertify by Continuing Education

Application Fee
$303 Regular
$193 AMSN Member*

Recertify by Examination

Exam Application Fee
$394 Regular
$267 AMSN Member*

Late Application Fee $79

(in addition to the application fee)

Non-refundable fee for applications submitted or postmarked after the required deadline date.

Allow up to 10 business days for self-reported contact hours (CHs) to be reviewed and verified. After all required CHs are verified, submit your application at least 30 days prior to your expiration date to avoid the late fee.

You are able to apply for CMSRN recertification starting one year prior to and up to one year after your current certification expiration date (late fee applies). After this period, certification through MSNCB can be obtained by taking the CMSRN exam.

Alternate Options

Inactive Status
$165 Regular
$105 AMSN Member*

Retired Status
$100 Regular
$75 AMSN Member*

AMSN Member Discount

Application discounts are available to members of our affiliated membership association, the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

*Membership must be current through your certification expiration date to receive the member rate. The AMSN annual membership fee is $84.

Join or renew your membership through the AMSN website.

Prices are subject to change without notice. All application fees include a non-refundable $79 processing fee.

Recertification Grant

Have your CMSRN recertification fee covered by AMSN! The Recertification Grant is awarded to twelve members of AMSN annually, six in the summer and six in the winter. The grant awards the equivalent to the application fee for members.

Apply or Read More Information from AMSN

We encourage you to apply for the AMSN grants or any other grants for which you might be eligible to help you maintain your certification.