CNA Certification 2020

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 2020

Registration is now open!

  • January 9th – March 2nd › Application window to write exam and renew by exam
  • May 1st – 15th › Certification exam window

Certification Renewal

January 10 – November 1, 2020 › 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.