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PTAP Accreditation Fees

Initial and Re-Accrediting applicants are invoiced accreditation fees upon acceptance of the application.
Payment is due within 30 calendar days of the invoice.

After receipt of your invoice, make check payable and mail to:

ANCC Accreditation
PO Box 505004
St. Louis MO 63150-5004
USA

(Note: Do not send applications to this address. View application process.)

  • If applicants are ineligible, the application fee is refundable less an administrative fee.
  • Fees are shown in US dollars and may be adjusted at times. ANCC will provide 6 months' notice of any fee changes.
  • Successful applicants are accredited for three years. Please see below for the fee structure effective January 2017.

Application Fees

Fee Structure for New and Re-Accrediting Applicants


Application Fee Annual Fee
All applicant programs $4,500 $3,000
Two or more programs applying from the same organization Contact PTAP Office

Magnet®- and Pathway to Excellence®-Designated Organizations

For programs from Magnet®- and Pathway to Excellence®-designated organizations, $1,500 will be waived from the total application fee.


Application Cycles and Fee Schedule

 

august 2018 Cycle
Pay application fee in 2018 Submit application form in
April 2018
-Application fee $4,500 due by
May 31, 2018
-Self-study due by August 1, 2018
Pay annual fee in 2019 Annual fee $3,000 due by February 28, 2019
Pay annual fee in 2020 Annual fee $3,000 due by February 28, 2020
Pay application fee in 2021 Apply for reaccreditation by April 30, 2021

*Annual fees will be billed either in February or August depending on your application cycle. Fees are shown in US dollars. ANCC reserves the right to adjust fees as needed, and will provide six months’ notice of any fee changes.

Additional Fees

Appeal Process Fee $500
Reinstatement Fee $1,000
Applicant Found to be Ineligible $1,000 (remainder of application fee will be returned to applicant)
Late Submission Fee – Within 30 days of self-study due date $500 (in addition to application fee)
Deferral Fee $1,000 (in addition to application fee)
Withdrawal Fee: 61-120 days prior to self-study due date $1,000 (remainder of application fee will be returned to applicant)
Withdrawal Fee: 0-60 days prior to self-study due date $2,000 (remainder of application fee will be returned to applicant)
Withdrawal Fee After Self-Study Due Date/Submission OR Failure to Submit Self-Study after 30 Days Forfeit full application fee
Second Progress Report Due for Failure to Correct Deficiencies in First Report $500
Third Progress Report Due for Failure to Correct Deficiencies in Second Report $1,000