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Exam Date and Fees

Testing Site

CNC offers computer-based testing at Prometric SMT testing centers for the CNL certification exam. 

(NOTE: Candidates registering for the Spring 2020 testing cycle and future exams will only have the ability to take the exam at a Testing Center)

Examination Dates


Spring 2020: April 27-June 30, 2020
                  Registration Deadline: 4/17/2020

Exams will be administered at Testing Centers ONLY. NOTE: For spring candidates only, due to the COVID-19 situation, once your application is reviewed and confirmed, you will receive an email from CNC with the option to take the exam at a testing center or remotely. Also, you will receive an email from Prometric SMT 2 weeks before the beginning of the testing period to schedule your exam time and date. 


Summer 2020: July 13 - August 7, 2020
Registration Deadline: 6/8/2020
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

Initial Exam Fee (1st Time Applicant Only)       $425.00
Retake Exam Fee       $325.00

 

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.