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Parts I, II, III and Physiotherapy Deadlines


You must complete your application and schedule your exam by the deadlines listed below. 



2019 Administrations – CBT

The NBCE is offering exams in 2019 in the computer-based testing (CBT) format. Time schedules will be available soon. Test sites for 2019 are not yet available.

The NBCE must RECEIVE all documents, including applications, change requests, and test accommodation requests by the deadlines listed below.

Administration Dates Exams Offered Deadline * Scores Posted
Jan 12 OR Jan 13, 2019 Part I 11/30/18 02/25/19
Feb. 16 OR Feb. 17, 2019 Part II 01/04/19 04/01/19
Mar. 9 OR Mar. 10, 2019 Part III and Physiotherapy 01/25/19 04/22/19
Apr. 6 OR Apr. 7, 2019 Part I 03/08/19 05/20/19
Jun. 15 OR Jun.16, 2019 Part II 05/03/19 07/29/19
Jul. 20 OR Jul. 21, 2019 Part III and Physiotherapy 06/07/19 09/03/19
Aug. 10 OR Aug. 11, 2019 Part I 06/28/19 09/23/19
Sep. 14 OR Sep. 15, 2019 Part II 08/09/19 10/28/19
Oct. 19 OR Oct. 20, 2019 Part III and Physiotherapy 09/13/19 12/02/19

*   2019 deadlines refer to:

  • Application deadlines
  • Test accommodation request deadlines
  • Exam withdrawal deadlines
  • Administration change deadlines
  • Test site change deadlines

Scores will be available at 8:00 AM, Mountain Time, on the dates listed above.



Transferring Exam Administrations

You may transfer your application to another administration through your MyNBCE account. Administrative fees apply; you may pay by credit card when you submit your request. Please observe published deadlines.

See applicable fees here.

Exam Withdrawal

You may withdraw your application from an administration using the form below. You must observe published deadlines and will receive a partial refund.

Exam Withdrawal

See refund amounts here.

Emergency Cancellation Policy

In the event of an emergency or administrative irregularity, the NBCE reserves the right to make adjustments in exam administration procedures, to withhold the reporting of scores, and/or to order the re-administration of an examination.

An emergency or administrative irregularity might include, but is not limited to, any natural disaster (hurricane, flood, tornado, earthquake, fire, etc.), power failure, technology malfunction, or other facility breakdown, which, in the opinion of the NBCE, could affect the validity of examination scores.

Read the entire examination interruption policy here.