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About NBCOT

Mission

Serving the public interest by advancing client care and professional practice through evidence-based certification standards and the validation of knowledge essential for effective practice in occupational therapy.

Vision

Certified occupational therapy professionals providing effective evidence-based services across all areas of practice worldwide.

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The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc. (NBCOT®)

12 South Summit Avenue
Suite 100
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
(301) 990-7979

Email NBCOT at info@nbcot.org

Business Hours
Monday-Thursday: 9 am – 5 pm, Lunch: 12 pm – 12:45 pm

Friday: 9 am – 4 pm, Lunch: 12 pm – 1 pm

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Ready to apply for the NBCOT certification exam? Before getting started, there are a few important items to keep in mind:

  • You will need to register for an account using a valid email address. 
  • Payment is made by either Visa or MasterCard.
  • You must complete the application in one sitting.  You cannot exit the screen, login, and start where you left off.
  • Be sure to have your OTED ID# ready.

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