Exam Application Deadlines & Fees
Application Deadlines for Certification Exam
The next available exams are as follows:
|Exam Window||Professional Eligibility Application Submission Window*||Exam Registration Deadline**|
|January 8-20, 2018||September 30 – December 1, 2017||January 2, 2018|
|March 5-17, 2018||December 2, 2017 – January 29, 2018|
|May 7-19, 2018||January 30 – March 31, 2018|
|July 9-21, 2018||April 1 – June 2, 2018|
|September 10-22, 2018||June 3 – August 3, 2018|
|November 5-17, 2018||August 4 – September 28, 2018|
*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. The Professional Eligibility Application review may take 4-6 weeks. Applicants must gain Exam Qualified status in order to register for the exam. Once the Professional Eligibility Application review is complete, an email will be sent related to the Exam Qualified status and the exam registration process.
**After you have been notified of Exam Qualified status or wish to register for the exam for Professional Eligibility, Reentry or Recertification, you may register for the exam until the posted date to receive an eligibility id number to schedule your appointment for the NCTRC exam at a Prometric test site.
|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.