Certified Addictions Registered Nurse


Offered by:

Addictions Nursing Certification Board (ANCB)

Care of C-NET

35 Journal Square, Suite 901

Jersey City,NJ 07306

201.217.9083 (Voice)

201.217.9785 (Fax)



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In order to recertify, one will need 60 points of credit as well as verification of a minimum of 2,000 hours (1 year) of addictions nursing experience as a registered nurse in a staff, administrative, teaching, consultation, private practice, counseling, or research capacity within the past four years. At least 51% of the 60 CEU’s for recertification must be directly related to Addictions Nursing.

Handbook - Application - Study Materials:

Exam Fee:

$275 Standard

$225 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: https://ancbonline.org/


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