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CNE®cl Fees

Computer-Based Testing Fee Schedule for CNE®cl

Initial Testing

NLN member: $300
Non-member: $400

Retest

NLN member: $250
Non-member: $350

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Important Fee Information:

Practice requirements cannot be waived. Do NOT submit examination application or fees if the eligibility requirements have not been met at the time of application.

Payment must be made by credit card only. Business or personal checks, money orders, or cash are not accepted.

Upon joining the NLN as a member, it will take approximately 10 business days to receive your NLN membership ID number. It is necessary to have this number in order to register for the CNE®cl examination at the discounted member rate.

The fees apply to testing within the continental US and Hawaii. If you require testing at a testing center located within the US Territories, please contact the NLN Academic Nurse Educator Certification Program at (618) 534-0294 or certification@nln.org to discuss testing arrangements and the applicable fees.

Examination fees will be forfeited under the following circumstances:

  • The candidate appears more than 15 minutes late for the examination.
  • The candidate fails to report for an examination.
  • The candidate wishes to reschedule an examination but fails to contact AMP at least two business days prior to schedule the testing session.
  • The candidate wishes to reschedule the test date and time for the second time.

Please carefully review the Candidate Handbook for complete information about the Certified Clinical Academic Nurse Educator examination. Questions — contact us at certification@nln.org.