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  • Candidate must complete the CBNE Application either online or print. Printed applications must be typed. For online applications, a credit card must be used for application fee payment. For print applications, credit cards or checks are accepted and must be sent with the application.
  • The Preceptor Forms must be submitted according to deadlines or the application will be incomplete and will be returned unprocessed.
  • CBNE will acknowledge receipt of candidate’s application via e-mail, within 5 business days of receipt of the application in the CBNE Office.
  • CBNE will review all applications. Once the candidate’s application has been reviewed and accepted, candidates will be sent an Authorization to Test (ATT) letter, no later than two weeks before the test window. Instructions on how to schedule an exam with Prometric™ will be included with the ATT.
  • Candidate must complete the online registration process with Prometric™. Once completed, an electronic confirmation will be sent to the candidate containing the candidate’s name, authorization number, address of the nearest test center, the date and time of the test, and name of the test.

Note: If a candidate loses the confirmation or has not received a confirmation two weeks before the test date, contact Prometric™ at 1-800-479-6376.

Examination Application Process At-A-Glance

Candidate completes application form → Candidate submits application, examination fees, and all required documentation to CBNE → CBNE acknowledges receipt of application via e-mail → CBNE reviews application → CBE sends ATT to accepted candidates → Candidate registers for exam with Prometric™ → Prometric™ sends electronic confirmation to candidate → Candidate takes examination at Prometric™ site.