SPEC & Acupuncture Deadlines

The SPEC and Acupuncture exams are administered nationwide six times each year at Prometric Testing Centers.

The NBCE must RECEIVE your application by 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time on the deadlines listed below.
You cannot make any changes to a scheduled exam after the deadline.

For reschedules/cancellations 30 days or greater prior to the  SPEC and ACU exam application deadlines, there is no charge.
For cancellations within this same time frame, the NBCE will offer a full refund of the original exam fee.
Please email support@nbce.org or call 800-964-6223 to discuss.

For reschedules/cancellations 5-29 days prior to the SPEC and ACU exam application deadlines, there is a $50 charge paid to and retained by Prometric and for cancellations within this same time frame, the NBCE will offer a partial refund of the original exam fee. Please contact support@nbce.org or call 800-964-6223 to discuss.

After published deadlines, you may not make any changes to your appointment and the NBCE will issue no refunds.

Exam Postponement or Withdrawal

You may reschedule your computer-based testing appointment using the Prometric scheduling tool. You must make changes prior to published deadlines. Please contact the NBCE at 800-964-6223 to discuss withdrawal options. After published deadlines, you may not make any changes to your appointment and the NBCE will issue no refunds.

2021 Examination Dates

Examination Date (Testing appointments available on dates listed below) Application,  Changes
Deadline
December 6-11, 2021 11/29/2021

2022 Examination Dates

Examination Date (Testing appointments available on dates listed below) Application,  Changes
Deadline
February 7 – 12, 2022 01/31/2022
April 4 – 9, 2022 03/28/2022
June 6 – 11, 2022 05/30/2022
August 8 – 13, 2022 08/01/2022
October 3 – 8, 2022 09/26/2022
December 5 – 10, 2022 11/28/2022

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