Certification Board for Urology Nurses and Associates (CBUNA)

East Holly Avenue

Box 56

Pitman, NJ 08071-0056

856.256.2351 (Voice)

856.589.7463 (Fax)





Registered Nurse or Clinical Nurse Specialist:

  • Completion of a nursing education program accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
  • Two (2) years working as a Registered Nurse (RN) with a minimum of 800 clinical practice hours of providing patient care to urologic patients.
  • Current active, unrestricted professional license in the US or its territories.


$250 – SUNA Members.$325 – Non-Members.Special 1st-time retake fee: $195 – SUNA Members; $270 – Non-Members


Late Fees: $25 for applications postmarked after the deadline.




Spring Sites:

Fall Sites:


Exam Date Application Deadline Late Fee Deadline
April 1-30

Sept 1-30






3 years from date of passing exam. All re-certification questions should be directed to CBUNA. To access the re-certification application, click HERE.


To download the application, click HERE.


Special Test Dates: TBD




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