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CNOR Exam Deadlines and Fees


CCI offers monthly testing and application deadlines to meet the needs of busy perioperative nurses.  

You select the month in which you want to take the CNOR exam. Once your application has been approved, you will be able to schedule a date, time, and location that are convenient for you. The CNOR exam is offered Monday through Saturday except major holidays. You may schedule your testing date any time during the three months after the month of your application. For instance, if you apply in January, then you may test any time during February, March or April.

If you apply in... You can test in...
 January February, March or April
 February March, April or May
 March April, May or June
 April May, June or July
 May June, July or August
 June July, August or September
 July August, September or October
 August September, October or November
 September October, November or December
 October November, December or January
 November December, January or February
 December January, February or March



    Regular Price AORN Member Price
 CNOR Exam Application Fee   $385 $310
 CNOR Exam Retake Fee   $385 $310
 Recertification: Contact Hour 1/1-7/1  $295 $240
   7/2-12/31 $370  $315 
 Recertification: Points  1/1-7/1 $295 $240
   7/2-12/31  $370 $315 
 Recertification: Exam  1/1-7/2 $385 $310
   7/2-9/30  $460  $385
 Reactivate by Portfolio   $295 $295
 Emeritus (Retired) Status   $95 $95
 File for Extension   $175 $175