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Parts I, II, III and Physiotherapy Deadlines

The NBCE must receive your applications and all other forms by the NBCE by the deadlines listed below. You may request a test site change or exam administration change using the forms below:

Test site change

Exam transfer/withdrawal

See the table below for the list of test sites for each administration in 2017. Please confirm that your test site is available during the administration you are requesting. There are separate fees to request a change in test site and to request an exam administration change.

 

June 2017 Administration

The NBCE is offering June 2017 exams in the paper-and-pencil format. View the schedule here.  Applications will open on 03/20/17.

Administration Dates                    June 23-25, 2017
Application Deadline 05/05/17
Test Accommodations Request Postmark Deadline 05/05/17
Withdrawal Deadline 05/19/17
Scores Posted Online 07/31/17, 8:00 a.m. MT
Hand Grading Request Deadline (paper-and-pencil exams only) 08/11/17

August 2017 Administration

The NBCE is offering August 2017 exams in the paper-and-pencil format. View the schedule here.  Applications will open on 03/20/17.

Administration Dates August 18-20, 2017
Administration Dates for IFEC test site only August 11-13, 2017
Application Deadline 06/27/17
Test Accommodations Request Postmark Deadline 06/27/17
Withdrawal Deadline 07/14/17
Scores Posted Online 10/02/17, 8:00 a.m. MT
Hand Grading Request Deadline (paper-and-pencil exams only) 10/13/17

October 2017 Administration

The NBCE is offering October 2017 exams in the paper-and-pencil format. View the schedule here.  Applications will open on 07/17/17.

Administration Dates                   October 20-22, 2017
Application Deadline 08/29/17
Test Accommodations Request Postmark Deadline 08/29/17
Withdrawal Deadline 09/15/17
Scores Posted Online 11/27/17, 8:00 a.m. MT
Hand Grading Request Deadline (paper-and-pencil exams only) 12/08/17

January 2018 Administration

Applications will open on 09/01/17.

Administration Dates January 20-21, 2018
Application Deadline 11/28/17
Test Accommodations Request Postmark Deadline 11/28/17
Withdrawal Deadline 12/15/17
Scores Posted Online 02/21/18, 8:00 a.m. MT
Hand Grading Request Deadline (paper-and-pencil exams only) N/A

 

March 2018 Administration

Applications will open on 11/10/17.

Administration Dates March 2-4, 2018
Application Deadline 01/09/18
Test Accommodation Request Postmark Deadline 01/09/18
Withdrawal Deadline 01/26/18
Scores Posted Online 04/16/18, 8:00 a.m. MT
Hand Grading Request Deadline (paper-and-pencil exams only)  04/27/18

 

April 2018 Administration

Applications will open on 11/10/17.

Administration Dates April 21-22, 2018
Application Deadline 02/27/18
Test Accommodations Request Postmark Deadline 02/27/18
Withdrawal Deadline 03/16/18
Scores Posted Online 05/29/18, 8:00 a.m. MT
Hand Grading Request Deadline (paper-and-pencil exams only) N/A

 

June 2018 Administration

Applications will open on 02/09/18.

Administration Dates June 23-24, 2018
Application Deadline 05/01/18
Test Accommodations Request Postmark Deadline 05/01/18
Withdrawal Deadline 05/18/18
Scores Posted Online 07/30/18, 8:00 a.m. MT
Hand Grading Request Deadline (paper-and-pencil exams only) N/A

 

August 2018 Administration

Applications will open on 02/09/18.

Administration Dates August 17-19, 2018
Application Deadline 06/26/18
Test Accommodations Request Postmark Deadline 06/26/18
Withdrawal Deadline 07/13/18
Scores Posted Online 10/01/18, 8:00 a.m. MT
Hand Grading Request Deadline (paper-and-pencil exams only)  10/12/18

 

October 2018 Administration

Applications will open on 06/08/18.

Administration Dates October 20-21, 2018
Application Deadline 08/28/18
Test Accommodations Request Postmark Deadline 08/28/18
Withdrawal Deadline 09/14/18
Scores Posted Online 11/26/18, 8:00 a.m. MT
Hand Grading Request Deadline (paper-and-pencil exams only) N/A

 

2017 Test Sites

The NBCE will offer five administrations of Parts I, II, III, and Physiotherapy in 2017. See the table below to confirm when exams will be available at each test site.

Test Site March April June August October
Cleveland Chiropractic College X X X
D’Youville College X X X X X
Life Chiropractic College – West X X X X X
Life University School of Chiropractic X X X X X
Logan College of Chiropractic X X X X X
National University of Health Sciences X X  X
National University of Health Sciences – Florida X X X
New York Chiropractic College X X X
Northwestern Health Sciences University  X X X X X
Palmer Chiropractic College – Davenport X X X X
Palmer College of Chiropractic – Florida X X X X
Palmer West College of Chiropractic X X X X
Parker College of Chiropractic X X X X X
Sherman Chiropractic College X X
Southern California University of Health Sciences X X X X X
Texas Chiropractic College X X X
University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic X X X X X
University of Western States X X X X X
Anglo European College of Chiropractic (England) X
HanSeo University (Korea) X X
Institut Franco Europeen de Chiropractique (France) X
Macquarie University (Australia) X
Murdoch University (Australia) X

The NBCE will accept your written request to transfer your application to another test site. You must include applicable administrative fees (in the form of a cashier’s check or money order) along with your request.

Test Site Change (PDF file)

The NBCE will not accept test site change requests after published withdrawal deadlines.

Transferring Exam Administrations

The NBCE will accept your written request to transfer your application to another administration. You must include applicable administrative fees (in the form of a cashier’s check or money order) along with your request. (See form below.)

Exam Change Request (PDF file)

The NBCE will not accept change requests after published withdrawal deadlines.

Exam Withdrawal

The NBCE will accept your written request to withdraw and issue a partial refund if your request is received by the exam withdrawal deadline. The NBCE will issue refunds approximately two weeks after receiving your withdrawal request. (See form below).

Exam Withdrawal Request (PDF file)

The NBCE will not accept withdrawal requests after the published deadline. You must submit a completely new application with correct fees when you apply at a later date.

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.