Apply for the Exam
Ready to apply for the NBCOT certification exam? Before getting started, follow the steps below:
- Read the Exam Handbook.
- Register for your account through MyNBCOT using a valid email address. Use the "Access MyNBCOT" link below.
- Complete and submit the exam application and pay using a major credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover).
- Have your school registrar submit an official final transcript or Academic Credential Verification Form (ACVF).
Please Note: You must complete the exam application in one sitting. You cannot exit the screen, login, and start where you left off.
Please see the 2016 Year-end Holiday Schedule to review 2016 exam application deadlines and other key exam details.
Download Paper Application (PDF)