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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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Eligibility Confirmation Notice

Certification candidates who wish to have a confirmation notice sent to a regulatory entity, employer, or themselves can select this service when applying online, or order through the MyNBCOT portal. The confirmation notice includes:

  • Confirmation that the candidate’s examination application and fees have been processed
  • Confirmation that the candidate’s official final transcript or NBCOT Academic Credential Verification Form (ACVF) is in order
  • Confirmation that the candidate is approved to schedule his/her test date with Prometric Test Center
  • The candidate’s examination history—a listing of the candidate’s examination dates from 1997-present

Important Notes: 

  • There is a $40 fee per notice. When a confirmation notice is requested for a third party, the candidate will receive a copy at no charge.
  • The following states do NOT accept confirmation notices: Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Hampshire, North Carolina, South Carolina, Washington, and Wisconsin.

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