Credentialing

The ACMHN Credential is the nationally consistent standard for recognition of specialist mental health nurses. Credentialing ensures recogniton of the qualifications, skills, expertise, and experience of nurses who are practicing as specialist mental health nurses. 


If you choose to get credentialed, future employers will know that you complete your work to the highest standard, giving you a competitive advantage in application processes.

Apply for credentialing

All applications for credentialing are submitted online through the Credentialing for Nurses portal. Applications are processed by the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses and peer reviewed by a Credentialed Mental Health Nurse.

Has your credential expired?

If your current credential has expired and you'd like to renew it, you will have to apply for re-credentialing. 

C4N online application portal

Through the Credentialing for Nurses portal you can comfortably apply online for your credentialing and re-credentialing. 

Find a CMHN

The ACMHN keeps lists of Credentialed Mental Health Nurses in Australia and abroad. We provide you with contact details and their qualification so that you can find the right fit.