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Certified Addictions Registered Nurse


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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)

Accredited by:

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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:

Application Fees:

$275 Standard Recertification Application

$100 Retired Status Application (For Retiring candidates only)

$100 Incurred Fee for late submissions (See Recertification Timeline)

Recertification Application Submission:

Click the "Timeline for Recertification" button (left) to see a chart of the ANCB Recertification Timeline.  There is a 3-month LATE PERIOD following the certification deadline (See Timeline Chart). In addition to the standard fee, applications postmarked or received during the late period must include a $100 Period Fee fee.  Applications postmarked after the Late Period will 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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