Exam Application Deadlines & Fees
Application Deadlines for Certification Exam
The NCTRC certification exam is offered every two months and has a rolling admission registration period.
The exam is offered the first two full weeks in January, March, May, July, September, and November.
The next available exams are as follows:
|Exam Window||Application Submission Window*|
|January 9-21, 2017||September 6 – November 5, 2016|
|March 6-18, 2017||November 6 – January 5, 2017|
|May 1-13, 2017||January 6 – March 5, 2017|
|July 10-22, 2017||March 6 – May 5, 2017|
|September 11-23, 2017||May 6 – July 5, 2017|
|November 6-18, 2017||July 6 – September 5, 2017|
*A complete application for your selected eligibility path, including all fees and transcripts, must be received within the designated application window in order to be reviewed for a requested exam. For example, if you are interested in being reviewed for the March exam, a complete application including all fees and official transcripts must be received by January 5th.
|Exam Registration Fee||$325.00|
|New Application for Professional Eligibility||$100.00|
|New Application Prior to Degree Review Fee||$125.00|
|CTRS Reentry Fee||$80.00|
|Exam Reschedule Fee||$25.00|
The required fees must accompany each NCTRC application or the application will be returned. All fees must be in U.S. dollars. If an individual resides outside of the U.S., the fees must be sent by credit card, money order or cashier’s check in U.S. dollars made payable to NCTRC.