Exam Date and Fees

Testing Site

CNC offers computer-based testing at Prometric SMT testing centers for the CNL certification exam. NOTE: Please review the CNC’s COVID-19 Information Page for testing center openings and closures.

Examination Dates

   
Fall 2022: November 21-December 2, 2022 Registration Deadline: 10/24/2022
Late Deadline: 10/31/2022
   
Winter 2023: January 23-February 10, 2023 Registration Deadline: 12/5/2022
Late Deadline: 12/12/2022
   
Spring 2023: April 17-May 12, 2023 Registration Deadline Extended: 3/13/2023
Late Deadline: 3/20/2023
   
Exams will be administered at Testing Centers ONLY. 
NOTE:
Once registered and confirmed, you will receive an email 2 weeks before the beginning of the testing period to select the testing center location, exam date, and time.
   

Exam Fees

Regular
Fee
  Late
Fee
Initial Exam Fee (1st Time Applicant Only)   $425   $475
Retake Exam Fee   $325   $375

 

NOTE: All fees are subject to change and are non-refundable. Candidates may not retest during the same testing period. Applications must be submitted online by the deadline. There are no exceptions. Access to the exam will be denied if payment has not cleared at least 5 business days prior to the beginning of the testing period.