Create a free account or log in to an existing account at amsn.org,
Select Profile at the top of the screen,
Under My Account Links on your profile, select Certification Applications,
Follow the prompts to select the CMSRN Application.
You will end up on the CMSRN application Dashboard.
Validate RN License. Select a purple button that says Step 1: Validate RN License in the top right corner of the Dashboard. Enter your RN license information, your birth year, and your Social Security Number (SSN).
Applicants practicing outside of the United States or its territories should select “Non-US” for their License State.
Applicants without an SSN can enter 0000 in the SSN field.
After you select Save, you may be told the system was unable to verify your license and your Dashboard will say License Eligibility – Pending Review. Your RN license will be verified after you submit your application. Continue to the next step. If we need more information, we will contact you.
Submit Application. You will be returned to the main application page after entering your RN license information. From there, select Step 2: Submit Application.
Attestations. Check boxes on three pages attesting to meeting the CMSRN eligibility requirements.
We randomly audit 5% of all exam applications. If you are audited, you will be asked to provide proof of meeting eligibility requirements. See Audit of Exam Application.
Exam Registration. If you require testing accommodations, please select the Accommodations checkbox on this page. See ADA Testing Accommodations.
If you are paying by credit card, select “Continue”.
If your facility is paying through FailSafe, select “Continue with FailSafe”.
Shopping Cart. Confirm you have only one CMSRN Certification Exam in your shopping cart. If you are an AMSN member, confirm you have been given the AMSN member fee for the exam.
FailSafe. Select your FailSafe organization from the dropdown menu and then select Apply. If your organization is not located in the dropdown menu, then it is not currently active in the FailSafe Certification Program and you will need to pay for the exam yourself.
Self-Pay. Select Check-out.
Demographics. Please complete the demographics section so we may better serve our certificants.
Shopping Cart Payment.
FailSafe. Confirm your Payment amount and Invoice total are 0.00.
Self-Pay. Enter your credit card information.
Submit. Follow the prompts to submit your CMSRN application.
Confirmation. We will send you an email with the receipt for the exam after you submit your application. Your application is under review by MSNCB. If you are a FailSafe applicant, your FailSafe facility will need to approve your application.