Application Deadlines & Fees

Application Deadlines & Fees

Visit MY NCTRC LOGIN to complete the Professional Eligibility Application process. Eligibility requirements must be reviewed and met prior to exam registration.

Professional Eligibility Application Deadlines

Professional Eligibility Application Submission Window* Exam Window
September 28 – November 29, 2019 January 6-18, 2020
November 30, 2019 – January 31, 2020 March 2-14, 2020
February 1 – March 27, 2020 May 4-16, 2020
March 28 – May 29, 2020 July 6-18, 2020
May 30 – July 31, 2020 September 14-26, 2020
August 1 – September 25, 2020 November 2-14, 2020

The Professional Eligibility Application review process takes approximately 4-6 weeks.
To ensure a timely decision, a complete application consists of the following items:

Once your completed application is approved, you will receive emailed instructions with your Exam Qualified status. For additional information on the testing dates and fee submission, please visit Exam Deadlines and Fees.

Application Fees

New Application for Professional Eligibility Review Fee* $125.00
Returned Application Processing Fee $25.00
Pre-Application Coursework Review Fee $35.00
Exam Registration Fee* $325.00
Exam Reschedule Fee $25.00
Fee for Bank Checks from Foreign Countries $25.00
Fee for Returned Check $50.00
Fee for Rejected Credit Card $20.00

*The required fees must accompany each NCTRC application or the application will be returned. All fees must be in U.S. dollars. If an individual resides outside of the U.S., the fees must be sent by credit card, money order or cashier’s check in U.S. dollars made payable to NCTRC. All certification review fees paid to NCTRC are nonrefundable, regardless of review decision or withdrawal of the application during the review process.

Submitting Applications

All materials submitted to NCTRC as part of the Professional Eligibility Application process will become the property of NCTRC. Incomplete applications will be denied and your requested test date may be postponed.

Please keep contact information current throughout your application process. You may update your contact information by logging into your profile at MY NCTRC LOGIN or you may email your requested changes to