Application Fees

The following fees apply for self-paying candidates. PNCB encourages you to share information about our No Pass, No Pay benefit with your employer.

These fees also apply for candidates who have used their No Pass, No Pay charge code two times already in a single employer's 12-month agreement period.

Exam Cost $295 Includes $100 nonrefundable registration fee.
Re-exam Cost $245 Not refundable. Current PNCB eligibility criteria must be met when re-applying. Candidate can reapply after official PNCB exam results are mailed. A new 90-day testing window is assigned.

Payment accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, electronic check, paper check, and money order. If paying by paper check, your application is not complete until your mailed payment is received and processed.

SPN Member Discount

Society of Pediatric Nurses (SPN) members receive a $45 discount on the initial exam*. To process your discount, you will need to enter your promo code on your application then submit an image of your current SPN membership card to PNCB by email to exam@pncb.org or fax to 1-301-330-1504.

Extension Fee

Testing Period Extension (One time only): $130.

90-Day Extension $130 • Not refundable.
• No Pass, No Pay candidates are unable to request extensions because doing so may move a testing window beyond their employer's agreement period.
• See full details about extensions.

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