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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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Preparation is key to passing the exam. To avoid any surprises, be sure to review the Exam Day Q&A and the Certification Exam Handbook (PDF).

Candidates are provided four (4) hours to take the examination. Candidates should plan on being at the test center for five (5) hours and fifteen (15) minutes to complete the tutorial, survey, and other administrative requirements.

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