The OTC® and OT-SC™ Examination is administered 4 times a year during the entire months of: February, June, August and November. 


Applications must be received by the NBCOT no later than the dates stated below.
February Examination: 

January 5th by 12:00 Noon EST

June Examination: 

April 15th by 12:00 Noon EST

August Examination:

June 30th by 12:00 Noon EST

November Examination: 

September 30th by 12:00 Noon EST

Any Applications received and signed for after any deadline must include a $100.00 late fee. 
Any application that does not include the $100.00 late fee will be returned unprocessed.


Late fees are NOT WAIVED FOR ANY REASON. 

Mail is accepted and signed for in the NBCOT office 6 days a week and on holidays.
If a posted deadline falls on a Sunday, the next day (Monday) is used for the cutoff.

You are encouraged to mail your application via US "Certified/Return Receipt/Signature Required" mail.  


The NBCOT office cannot confirm that your application has been received or at what stage of the validation process it is in.

National Board for Certification of Orthopaedic Technologists, Inc. ​

Call Us: 855-476-7677