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The SPEC and Acupuncture exams are administered nationwide six times each year at Pearson Professional Centers.

Applications must be received by the NBCE by the application deadlines listed below. Requests to withdraw from an examination must be received by the withdrawal deadlines listed below.

2017 Examination Dates

Examination
Date
Application Receipt
Deadline
Withdrawal Receipt
Deadline
Scores Posted
Online
January 30 – February 4, 2017 01/05/17 01/26/17 02/23/17
April 3 – 8, 2017 03/09/17 03/30/17 04/27/17
May 29 – June 3, 2017 05/04/17 05/25/17 06/22/17
July 31 – August 5, 2017 07/06/17 07/27/17 08/24/17
October 2 – 7, 2017 09/07/17 09/28/17 10/26/17
December 4 – 9, 2017 11/09/17 11/30/17 12/28/17

2018 Examination Dates

Examination
Date
Application Receipt
Deadline
Withdrawal Receipt
Deadline
Scores Posted
Online
January 29 – February 3, 2018 01/04/18 01/25/18 02/22/18
April 2 – 7, 2018 03/08/18 03/29/18 04/26/18
June 4 – 9, 2018 05/10/18 05/31/18 06/28/18
July 30 – August 4, 2018 07/05/18 07/26/18 08/23/18
October 1 – 6, 2018 09/06/18 09/27/18 10/25/18
December 3 – 8, 2018 11/08/18 11/29/18 12/27/18

 

EXAM POSTPONEMENT OR WITHDRAWAL

POSTPONING AN EXAM:  You may postpone an examination once and only to the next exam administration.  In the event that you must postpone a testing appointment, you must give the NBCE two business days’ notice (Monday – Friday).  Please call the NBCE Registration and Records Department at 800-964-6223 to receive further instructions. WITHDRAWAL:  To withdraw from your exam and to be eligible for a partial refund of exam fees, submit a written withdrawal request by the published deadline. You may e-mail the request to records@nbce.org.