Exam Info – Updates 

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Currently Updated As of 5:00 PM MT 05/29/2020:

COVID-19 Updates

The NBCE is actively monitoring Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) concerns for all test sites. As COVID-19 continues to spread within the United States and around the world, our first priority is the safety of testing candidates and our staff who administer the exams. We balance this with our sense of responsibility to facilitate your journey towards licensure, and an understanding of the negative impact exam cancellations can have on our examinees. The NBCE does not want to hinder your ability to progress towards licensure, so we will continue to work towards administering the scheduled exams. Unfortunately, the reality of our current situation may require us to cancel an exam with minimal notice. Before leaving for your scheduled exam, we recommend following the links below to access information about closures or other exam specific updates. Please note, if you plan to test at a location that is outside your local community, it is your responsibility to use extreme caution and judgement before deciding to travel to a test administration. Please do not travel if you are sick and follow local guidelines regarding travel and social distancing protocols.

A list of general guidance and links to additional resources regarding travel can be found here: NBCE Travel Advisory Notice

Exam-Specific Updates

Part I Exams
Part II Exams
Part III & PHT Exams
Part IV Exams
Upcoming Dates & Deadlines
State & Specialty Exams

Part III & PHT Exams

March/May Part III & PHT Exams CANCELLED
July 18 & 19 Part III & PHT Admin – on schedule 

All Part III & PHT applications are open as of May 15.

Click here for a list of available July test sites.

Click on the link(s) below to access a copy of the emailed notice:

May 2020 Exams Cancellation Notice

July 2020 Part III & PHT Exam Application Update with Instructions

 

Important Information Regarding Rescheduling the Part III & PHT Exams

  • Our partnership with chiropractic colleges allows us the ability to utilize paper-based testing (PBT) format instead of computer-based testing (CBT) for this one Part III and PHT administration, which will allow the necessary amount of seating to accommodate the combined March and July administrations into one large PBT-only administration on July 18 & 19 at available chiropractic college campuses.

  • We will not be utilizing Prometric Testing Centers for this July administration only.

  • To facilitate examinee rescheduling efforts, the NBCE will apply your exam fee to the re-administration. After exam applications are re-opened, if you would like a refund to be processed instead, please email support@nbce.org. Please be aware that by withdrawing your exam fee, and closing your application, we will not be able to guarantee a seat during specially scheduled re-administrations.

 

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Part I Exams

April Part I Exam – CANCELLED

August 13-18 Part I Re-Admin – on schedule 

Part I applications are open as of Monday, April 20

 

Click on the link(s) below to access a copy of the emailed notice: 

April 2020 Part I Exam Re-administration Update

Important Information Regarding Rescheduling the Part I Exam

  • You will have until 5:00 PM MT (3 pm ET, 4 pm CT, 6 pm PT) on Thursday, July 16 to go online and schedule your Part I appointment through your myNBCE online account.

  • You may reschedule to an available location, date, and time within the August 13-18 administration or you are welcome to schedule for a future administration (January 2021).

  • To facilitate examinee rescheduling efforts, the NBCE will apply your exam fee to the August re-administration. After exam applications are re-opened, if you would like a refund to be processed instead, please email support@nbce.org. Please be aware that by withdrawing your exam fee, and closing your application, we will not be able to guarantee a seat during specially scheduled re-administrations.

 

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Part II Exams

Part III & PHT Exams

Part IV Exam

Upcoming Dates & Deadlines

State & Specialty Exams

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Part IV Exams

May Part IV Exam – CANCELLED

July 10, 11, 12 Part IV Re-Admin – on schedule

NYCC is not an available on-campus testing site and Part IV exam re-admin is cancelled at this location (as of 5/7/20)

All May Part IV applications are now closed. All available test sites in July are FULL.

Click on the link(s) below to access a copy of the emailed notice:

May 2020 Exams Cancellation Notice

July 2020 Part IV Exam Re-Admin Update & Instructions

NYCC Test Site Closure Notice

Mask/Face Coverings Required at Test Sites Notice

Next Steps

    • Test Site assignments/re-assignments, based on recent site preference change requests, will be sent out on Wednesday, May 13. Withdraw requests can be made until end of day on Friday, May 15.

     

    IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

    Monday, July 13 – November applications become available until September 18.

     

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    Upcoming Dates & Deadlines

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    Part II Exams 

    June 13-14 Administration – apps closed and admin is on schedule
    NYCC is not an available on-campus testing site (as of 5/7/20)
    Palmer West Campus only – June – on-campus testing unavailable / Rescheduled to PTCs (by June 5)
    Palmer IA and FL campus sites are testing as scheduled

    Part II applications are temporarily closed until June 5 for September 2020

     

    Click on the link(s) below to access a copy of the emailed notice: 

    Mask/Face Coverings Required at Test Sites Notice

    Important Information Regarding Rescheduling the Part II Exam

    • You will have until 5:00 PM MT (3 pm ET, 4 pm CT, 6 pm PT) on Thursday, May 14 to go online and schedule your Part II appointment through your myNBCE online account.
    • You may schedule at an available location, date, and time within the June 13-14 administration or you are welcome to schedule for a future administration (September 2020).

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    Upcoming Dates & Deadlines

    Click on the link below to access a copy of the recently revised (as of 4/20/20) Dates and Deadlines:

    2020 Revised Dates & Deadlines 

     

     

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    State & Specialty Exams

    • Prometric testing centers are limited to essential testing only and most sites are closed until May 31.

    • Check here for updates on Prometric Testing Center availability.

    • State and Specialty Exams scheduled at PTC locations prior to June 1, 2020 may need to be rescheduled. Additional cancellations and rescheduling may occur after June 1 based upon Prometric site location availability and social distancing restrictions.

    • ACU and SPEC appointments can be rescheduled to the next available testing appointments June 8 – 13, August 3 – 8, October 5-10, or December 7 – 12. Once examinees receive their appointment confirmation from Prometric, they will be able to reschedule or move their appointment up until 6 days before the exam.

    • Florida and Oregon exams will need to be rescheduled to the next available date that test centers are open. Once examinees receive their appointment confirmation from Prometric, they will be able to reschedule or move their appointment up until 6 days before the exam.

    • DABCI exams scheduled between April 30 – May 9th are cancelled and examinees can reschedule themselves to the Fall administration.

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