Test Sites

Certification exams are administered at various sites around the country in the spring and fall each year

Exam Dates & Deadlines:


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, standard procedures for exam dates and deadlines have been temporarily amended. Starting on January 1ST, 2021, C-NET will accept applications for this certification year-round. No deadlines or late fees shall apply for Computer-Based Testing.

Be Advised: These testing procedures are subject to change in the future as the COVID-19 pandemic subsides.

Application Processing

Please allow four weeks (from the time C-NET receives your application) for processing and review. 


Computer Based Testing (CBT) testing centers are located around the country.

C-NET and their computer testing partner, PSI, have arranged locations for you to take the exam in over 300 different cities.  The DCNP exam which is arranged

through C-NET, and is now offered year round.

In order to take the exam, you must fill out an application and submit to C-Net to be approved. Once approved, you can select the location as to where you will be

taking the exam. C-NET will handle all the arrangements and coordinates directly with you.

You can find more information on the C-NET website @ www.cnetnurse.com, or by calling 1-800-463-0786

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