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NASC Policies

NASC is solely responsible for all decisions regarding its certifications (CRNFA, RNAS-C, AS-C), including candidate eligibility, acquisition and audit of recertification requirements, and renewal, denial, or revocation of a credential.

Exam Transfer, Withdrawal, Cancellation, and Retake Policy

For CRNFA Exam Applicants

You may withdraw/cancel your application to test, reschedule your test date or time within your original three-month testing window, or transfer your exam to another three-month testing window. Please refer to the following criteria for additional information

Changing Test Appointment within the Testing Window

A. If the earlier of is either:

  1. 30 days prior to the end of your testing window OR
  2. 30 days prior to your scheduled test date, THEN:

You may reschedule your test appointment for no fee. To do so, you must complete two steps:

  1. Contact Prometric and cancel your original appointment.
  2. Reschedule your appointment with Prometric to another date with the 90 day testing window.

B. If you are between 29 and 5 days prior to the end of the testing window or test date, THEN

You may reschedule your testing appointment for a $50 fee. You must complete two steps:

  1. Contact Prometric and cancel your original appointment.
  2. Reschedule your appointment with Prometric. The $50 fee will be charged each time you reschedule your appointment.

C. If you are 5 days prior to end of your testing window or test date, THEN

You are unable to reschedule or cancel. You must appear and sit for the exam or all fees will be forfeited.

Transfer to Next Testing Window

A. If the earlier of is either:

  1. 30 days prior to the end of your testing window OR
  2. 30 days prior to your scheduled test date, THEN:

You may transfer your test appointment to the next 90 day testing window for a $75 fee.

To do so, you must complete two steps:

  1. Contact Prometric and cancel your original appointment.
  2. Transfer from your testing window to the next testing window by contacting NASC (info@nascertification.org) to complete your transfer request. A $75 fee will be charged.

B. If you are between 29 and 5 days prior to the end of the testing window or test date, THEN

You may transfer your test appointment to the next 90 day testing window for a $125 fee. You must complete two steps:

  1. Contact Prometric and cancel your original appointment. A fee of $50 will be charged.
  2. Transfer from your testing window to the next testing window by contacting NASC (info@nascertification.org) to complete your transfer request. A $75 fee will be charged.

A. If you are 5 days prior to end of your testing window or test date, THEN

You are unable to transfer or cancel. You must appear and sit for the exam or all fees will be forfeited.

Withdrawal from Exam

A. If the earlier of is either:

  1. 30 days prior to the end of your testing window OR
  2. 30 days prior to your scheduled test date, THEN:

You may transfer your test appointment to the next 90 day testing window for a $75 fee. To do so, you must complete two steps:

  1. Contact Prometric and cancel your original appointment.
  2. Withdrawal of your application by contacting NASC (info@nascertification.org) to complete the withdrawal request. $75 of your exam fee is non-refundable.

B. If you are between 29 and 5 days prior to the end of the testing window or test date, THEN

  1. You may withdraw from the exam for a $125 fee. You must complete two steps:
    1. Contact Prometric and cancel your original appointment. A fee of $50 will be charged.
    2. Withdrawal of your application by contacting NASC (info@nascertification.org) to complete the withdrawal request. $75 of your exam fee is non-refundable.

C. If you are 5 days prior to end of your testing window or test date, THEN:

You are unable to withdraw. You must appear and sit for the exam or all fees will be forfeited.

Late for Testing Appointment / No Show

If you are late for your test appointment by more than 15 minutes, miss your scheduled appointment date or never make an appointment your entire testing fee is forfeited.

Exam Retake

If you need to retake the CRNFA exam, you may reapply any time after the end of your testing window. The retake fee is the same as the regular exam.

For RNAS-C Exam Applicants

RNAS-C candidates have up to four months after submission of their application to sit for the RNAS-C exam. Applicants must sit for the exam within four months from the date of the signed application or they will forfeit their original exam fee and be subject to all current pre-requisites and new fee changes.

Exam Retake

If you need to retake the RNAS-C exam, you may reapply any time (not to exceed three re-takes) in one year). The retake fee is $325.

For AS-C and RNAS-C Renewal-by-Exam Candidates

AS-C and RNAS-C renewal-by-exam candidates have up to four months after submission of their application to sit for their renewal by exam. Applicants must sit for the exam within four months from the date of the signed application or they will forfeit their original exam fee and be subject to all current pre-requisites and new fee changes.

Renewal-by-Exam Exam Retake

If you need to retake the AS-C exam, you may reapply any time (not to exceed 3 re-takes in one year). The retake fee is $325.