Current Application Processing Timelines

Updated JUNE 14, 2024

The BACB processes applications in the order they are received. The following dates reflect the applications and documents that we are currently processing.

BCBA/BCaBA Certification Applications
Electronically submitted, mailed, or shipped documents for BCBA/BCaBA Certification Applications
JUNE 6, 2024

RBT Initial Certification Applications
Original documents for Initial RBT Certification Applications submitted through your BACB account
JUNE 11, 2024

RBT Recertification Applications
Original documents for RBT Recertification Applications submitted through your BACB account
JUNE 10, 2024

RBT Resubmitted Documentation
and VIS/RVIS Applications
Resubmitted documentation for RBT Initial/Recertification Applications related to a determination email and RBT Voluntary Inactive Status/Return from Voluntary Inactive Status Applications
JUNE 10, 2024

Note: The BACB cannot provide guidance on whether a specific degree, set of coursework, or training experience meets our certification requirements outside of a formal review of your application. To determine whether you meet our requirements before submitting your application, please review the relevant certificant handbook and discuss your eligibility status with your supervisor, mentor, or VCS Coordinator.

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