Upcoming Deadlines, Dates and Fees

Examination Dates

April/May 2023 Examination

Application window: Wednesday, January 4 – Saturday, March 18

(Submit recertification application during this date range to be registered for April/May 2023 examination)

Testing window: Monday, April 3 – Monday, May 1

 

August/September 2023 Examination

Application window: Tuesday, May 16 – Friday August 4

(Submit recertification application during this date range to be registered for August/September 2023 examination)

Testing window: Monday, August 28 – Monday, September 18

 

2023 Continuous Testing

Continuous Testing registration will be available starting January 4 for BCCP, BCNP, BCPP.  Continuous testing appointments for BCCP, BCNP, and BCPP will be available starting Monday, April 3.

Continuous Testing registration will be available starting May 16 for BCOP.  Continuous testing appointments for BCOP will be available starting Monday, August 28.

 

*In order to help assure the greatest probability that candidates receive their preferred test date and site, BPS recommends registering as early as possible.

**If a candidate requires accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the request should be submitted as part of their application.

Fees

pic_08The fee for first-time applicants for specialty certification is $600 USD.

The Certification retake application fee is still $300 USD. Only candidates who have failed the certification exam within the past year are eligible for this $300 USD reduced rate.

All fees are subject to change at the sole discretion of the Board.