Total Current Certified SANEs*: 2263

SANE-A: 1586    SANE-P: 677
Total includes 506 dual-certified SANEs


The SANE-A and SANE-P certification exams are held twice a year during April and September.

April Examinees: Be on the lookout March 1! Candidate support will send you an email (to the email address you used to apply) with directions for scheduling your exam. Check your inbox, spam, and delete box. If not there, promptly contact: certification@forensicnurses.org

Congratulations to our 125 September certificants–and our 305 new certificants for 2022!


By CE: The 2023 SANE renewal period will open February 1, 2023. If you last certified in 2020, this is your year to renew!

Congratulations to our 433 SANE renewal certificants for 2022!

What’s the Difference Between a Certificate and Certification?
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