• Scheduled PAORS/OARS downtime! June 21-June 23rd.

    Good day!

    There will be a scheduled downtime of our ANCC NCPD Accreditation Online Application Review System (POARS/OARS) starting on Friday, June 21st at 12:00 am ET.


    The expected downtime duration is 24 hours with the potential that access will be restored on Saturday, June 22 at 7:00 pm ET. However, the downtime could extend through Sunday, June 23rd.


    Please plan ahead. You will not be able to access PAORS/OARS during this time. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we continue to improve and expand our online resources.


    Key Points to Note:

    • Downtime Schedule: Applications will be down from 12:00 AM ET on Friday, June 21st to 7:00 PM ET on Saturday, June 22nd.
    • Sunsetting of Existing Applications: The existing applications will be permanently retired following this transition.
    • New Application Launch: Once the transition is complete, you will have access to the new and improved application which will run on the existing URLs. Online help is incorporated for user guidance within the new OARS application.

    For any queries, please contact us at

    Thank you for your patience during this process as we strive to better serve you!

    NCPD Accreditation Program Team