Exam Application Deadlines & Fees

Exam Application Deadlines & Fees

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.

Application Fees

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
Recertification Fee $105.00
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.