Am I required to have National Certification in order to receive certification?
You are required to have National Certification or re-certification as an APRN in the role and population focus if certification was issued after 7-1-2004. You must have your National Certification sent directly to the Arizona State Board of Nursing from the certifying agency.
- An RNP or CNS applicant without evidence of national certification who received initial APRN certification/licensure in another state before 7-1-2004 and provides evidence, directly from the jurisdiction, that the certification/licensure is current.
- A CNS granted a waiver of certification.