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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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Online Exam Application

Are you ready to apply? Have you read the NBCOT Certification Exam Handbook (PDF)

The Online Exam Application allows you to apply for the exam and check the status of your application.

Here is what you need to know before you apply:

  • You will need to register for an account using valid email address. 
  • Payment is made by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover.
  • 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 Student ID # ready.

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