Obtain Handbook/Application

 

 

Applications and exam appointments are available year-round.

PLEASE NOTE: Beginning on January 1, 2017, applications submitted will require attestation to understanding the contents of the 2017 Exam Handbook. As of January 1, 2017, any paper application must also be submitted using the application provided in the 2017 Exam Handbook.

The 2017 exam application window opens January 1.

Be sure to review the 2017 Exam Handbook for the details on the application and testing windows.

Do you want to apply and, perhaps, even sit for the exam in 2016? See the 2016 Exam Handbook. Appointments for testing centers available first-come, first-served.

 

The 2017 Certification Examination Handbook† (and Application) is available via download and in hard copy format.

Click here for the downloadable version of the 2017 Certification Examination Handbook (and Application), click here* for access to the downloadable file.

To obtain the hard copy version of the Handbook, submit a request and be sure to include your mailing address by mail, telephone, facsimile or e-mail to NCBDE's testing agency, PSI/AMP. It will be mailed to you upon publication. There is no charge for the handbook and application.

PSI/AMP
ATTN: NCBDE Coordinator
18000 West 105th Street
Olathe, KS 66061-7543
Phone 913 895-4600
Fax 913 895-4651
(e-mail) info@goamp.com

†IMPORTANT: Be sure to review the Handbook for the dates that applications are accepted. Applications submitted outside of the application window cannot be processed and will be returned.

Submission of Application

 

Please note for 2017:

The 2017 examination application window opens January 1.

Be sure to review the 2017 Exam Handbook for the details on the application and testing windows.

Do you want to apply and, perhaps, even sit for the exam in 2016? See the 2016 Exam Handbook. Appointments for testing centers available first-come, first-served.

 

There are two ways** to apply for the Examination‡:

**Refer to Examination Handbook for the details on who can apply online and who must apply using the paper application method. In addition, individuals who do not wish to use their social security number as an identifier must apply using the paper application and include a note to this effect. A unique identifying number will be assigned to you when your application is processed.

IMPORTANT: Be sure to review the Handbook for pertinent application date opening. Applications submitted before the application window opens cannot be processed and, if submitted on paper, the applications will be returned.

Ways to Apply

1. Online Application and Scheduling: Complete the application and scheduling process in one online session by visiting www.goAMP.com. Click on “Candidates,” and follow the online instructions. [Note: Certified Diabetes Educators or those individuals whose credentials have lapsed must have their CDE/certificate numbers available at the time of registration.]

Click here to access the online application process. To begin, use the "Register for this Exam" menu option on the far-right hand side of the screen.

2. Paper Application and Scheduling: Complete and submit to AMP a paper application.

If utilizing the Handbook and Application obtained from the web site, use a blank envelope and mail the application, appropriate documentation, and all required fees to:

PSI/AMP
Examination Services Department
18000 West 105th Street
Olathe, KS 66061-7543

Write "NCBDE" in the upper left corner of the envelope under your return address.

Review the "Adherence to Published Policies" section on page 9 of the Handbook for additional mailing information.

Applications are to be sent ONLY to PSI/AMP. Do not fax applications to PSI/AMP.

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