CNA Certification 2018

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.

The CNA offers two different exam periods each year, adding even more flexibility to the process.


Initial Certification

SPRING 2018 (Application window to write exam has now closed)

FALL 2018

  • June 1 – September 10 › Application window to write exam and renew by exam
  • November 1 – 15 › Certification exam window
  • Results available in: December

Certification Renewal

January 10 – November 1, 2018 › Application window to renew by continuous learning


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.