CNA Certification Program 2017

CNA Certification Program – Care to Be the Best!

“Invest in yourself and show your employer, your patients and your clients that you Care to Be the Best. Join the growing network of more than 17,000 CNA-certified RNs in 20 nursing practice specialties at the leading edge of health care.” ~ CNA

CNA Certification Program 2017

The certification process is completely paperless! The application and eligibility procedure is online-only and exams will be delivered at computer-based testing facilities across Canada.
We are pleased to announce that the CNA is now offering two different exam periods in 2017, adding even more flexibility to the process.

Important Dates:

Initial Certification

  • January 3 – March 1 › Application window to write exam and renew by exam
  • May 1 – 15 › Certification exam window

FALL 2017

  • June 1 – September 1 › Application window to write exam and renew by exam
  • November 1 – 15 › Certification exam window

Certification Renewal

January 3 – November 30 › Application window to renew by continuous learning

Additional Information:

For further information on certification, please email your questions to or call 1-800-361-8404.

Stay tuned to the CNA Certification Program’s Exam Preparation ( for resources that can help you prepare for the exam ranging from mentors and study groups to online practice questions and exams.