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Re-Examination Limits


A new Application Booklet and full testing fee must be submitted each time a candidate applies.  


A candidate may take the OTC®/OT-SC Examination a total of three (3) consecutive times.  If after three (3) consecutive attempts the candidate is still unsuccessful, the candidate must wait a total of six (6) months from the date of the last attempt before being eligible to apply again.  


Candidates cannot retake any examination during the same month they failed.


Candidates may retake the OTC®/OT-SC Examination any other month the examination is offered.