CRRN Applications

Take the next step towards meeting your professional goals by earning or maintaining your CRRN certification. Here you will find the CRRN examination application, CRRN renewal application, inactive or retired status applications, as well as alternate verification procedures.


Apply online - Be sure to enter your ARN member number when promoted to qualify for the member rate.  Also, be sure to review the candidate handbook for online applications as this document contains the policies and procedures for the examination.


CRRNs have the option of using a paper-based application or applying for renewal online. There is a higher fee if using the paper-based application.

Apply online

2018 renewal application (June)

Inactive and Retired statusCRRN applications

Inactive status application

Retired status application

Alternative verification

Alternative verification policy and procedure (exam)

Alternative verificaiton policy and procedure (renewal)