Note: this page is for redesignation. For first time applicants, please visit the Magnet Designation for Initial Applicants
No designation will expire while the appraisal process is ongoing.
The application of intent to submit written documentation is submitted by the last day of the designation anniversary month the year prior to documentation submission year. The months for written documentation submission are listed below. Documents will be submitted the first business day of the month.
Organizations submitting Written Documentation starting in February 2019 are required to adhere to the eligibility requirements and submit narrative and evidence based on the 2019 Magnet® Application Manual. For questions, please contact the Senior Magnet Program Analyst for your region.
The Online Magnet Recognition Application must be used to apply for the Magnet Recognition® Program. The application:
- Establishes your organization's status as a redesignation applicant.
- Collects valuable information to enable the appropriate appraisal tema composition and availability.
Submit the online application receipt with a nonrefundable application fee, payable to "ANCC," to:
ANCC Magnet Recognition
P.O. Box 505063
St. Louis, MO 63150 - 5063
To send the payment via courier (UPS, DHL, FEDEX)*, the address is:
Bank of America Lockbox Services
800 Market Street
St. Louis, MO 63101
*PLEASE NOTE: The site street should only be used for lockbox remittances delivered via courier. Phone Number: use your own in case of delivery problems.
Email the following attachments to MagnetApplications@ana.org
- Chief Nursing Officer's curriculum vitae or resume.
- Current facility organizational chart showing the CNO and nursing's relationship to the entire facility.
- Current nursing organizational chart. Include all areas where nursing is practiced. Provide names, credentials, and job titles.
- Provide copy of the unit-based, nationally benchmarked survey tool (questions, not responses) used to assess nursing satisfaction.
- Nurse Manager Eligibility Documentation
- Nurse Leader Eligibility Documentation
Please include the organization name in the subject line of the email!
Contact Magnet staff.