What are the requirements to renew my Board Certification?

What are the requirements to renew my Board Certification?

Once you become Board Certified, you will be required to renew your Board Certification every two-years.

To renew your Board Certification, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Complete 24 CEs from NCBTMB Approved Providers within a two-year period, including:
    • 3 hours in Ethics
    • Note: No more than 4 hours will be accepted in Self-Care (Self-Care is not a requirement)
    • NCBTMB approved scientific, anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, and business courses are also acceptable (read more)
  • Pass a criminal background check (performed by NCBTMB)
  • Agree to uphold NCBTMB’s Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics

All 24 CEs must be completed within your two-year renewal period; you may NOT carry over or apply past CEs to meet this requirement.  (If you renew late, your CE must be dated after your late renewal approval date).

Please Note: NCBTMB Approved Provider courses submitted for Board Renewal must be pre-approved. To check the approval status of an AP course for Board Renewal purposes, utilize the “Find An Approved CE Provider” app. If a course is approved, it will be listed within the app under the appropriate AP number/name. If the course is not listed, please contact us at info@ncbtmb.org or check with the AP for clarification prior to submitting the course for Board Renewal.

The cost to renew your Board Certification is $85 every two years, plus a $25 background check fee (performed by NCBTMB).