Recertify by Points

CCI recognizes that professional development and competency maintenance may be accomplished in a variety of ways, including successful participation in various professional activities.

To recertify by points, you are required to earn 300 points within a five year period. You may choose from eligible activities to earn your points. When you successfully recertify, your credential will be valid for another five years. 

Download our CNOR Recertification Guide for more information including our professional activity logs.

Application Process

CNOR recertification by points is available online.

If you are due to recertify in 2019, applications will be accepted beginning January 1, 2019.


You may submit a Points recertification application through December 31st of the year you are due to recertify.

Points Earning Period

The window during which you must complete the eligible activities for recertification by points is as follows:

Credential Valid Activities Accrued Between Early Fee Application Due Standard Fee Application Due
2014 - 2019 Jan. 1, 2014 - Dec. 31, 2018 July 1, 2019 Dec. 31, 2019
2015 - 2020 Jan. 1, 2015 - Dec. 31, 2019 July 1, 2020 Dec. 31, 2020
2016 - 2021 Jan. 1, 2016 - Dec. 31, 2020 July 1, 2021 Dec. 31, 2021

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