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CEN® Exam FAQ


Test Registration | Test Administration | Special Needs

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Test Registration


Can I apply for the CEN exam online?

How do I apply to take the CEN exam at a testing location outside the United States?

When can I schedule my exam appointment?

When will I receive my exam eligibility e-mail?

From what e-mail address will the eligibility e-mail be sent?

I have not received my eligibility e-mail; what should I do?

Is it necessary to schedule an exam appointment?

Can I schedule an appointment without the exam eligibility e-mail?

May I contact AMP directly to schedule my exam appointment without submitting an application?

I have submitted and paid for my examination. How soon do I need to schedule and sit for the exam?

Can I reschedule my examination?

What happens if I missed my scheduled examination?

How many times can I take the exam?

Can I join ENA when I apply for the CEN exam?

When and why did the CEN exam Application fee and CEN Recertification fees change?

 

Test Administration

When was the first administration of the upgraded CEN exam?

How and where is the exam administered?

Where is the test site nearest to my location?

What is the cost of the exam?

How much time is allowed to complete the exam?

When will I receive my results?

What if I did not pass the exam?

Can I take the computerized exam at home?

If I decide not to sit for the exam, can I receive a refund?

Can I earn college credit by achieving my CEN credential?

I received a complimentary certification certificate; can I use this certificate to apply online?

Will I receive continuing education (CE) credit for sitting, or for passing, the exam?

 

Special Accommodations

I need to request special testing accommodations. Who do I contact and what documentation do I need?

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