CARN-Advanced Practice (CARN-AP) Recertification

Offered by:

Addictions Nursing Certification Board (ANCB)

Care of C-NET

35 Journal Square, Suite 901

Jersey City,NJ 07306

201.217.9083 (Voice)

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In order to re-certify, one will need 80 points of credit as well as verification of a minimum of 1,200 hours of advanced practice nursing related to primary, secondary, or tertiary prevention of addictions within the past four years. Practice can include managing, supervising, educating, consulting, or directing other persons to help achieve patient goals related to prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation.  At least 51% of the 80 CEU’s for re-certification must be directly related to Addictions Nursing.

Handbook - Application - Study Materials:

Exam Fee:

$375 Standard

$325 for current IntNSA Members

$100 (in addition to the exam fee) for LATE SUBMISSIONS

Recertification Application Submission:

Click the "Timeline for Recertification" button (left) to see a chart of the ANCB Recertification Timeline. Be Advised! Due to the COVID-19 Outbreak, the following deadlines for recertification has been pushed back.


 - If your original Deadline was June 30TH 2020, it is now:

   December 31ST, 2020

 - If your original Deadline was Dec 31ST 2020, it is now:

   June 30TH, 2021

Late Submission:

There is a 3-month LATE PERIOD following the certification deadline (See Timeline Chart). Applications postmarked during the late period will only be accepted with a Late Period Fee (See Exam Fee). Applications postmarked after the Late Period with not be accepted.


Four (4) years from the date of passing the exam.

ANCB Certificant Directory:

To check your certification expiration date, find your name on the ANCB Certificant Directory by clicking here:


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