Current Application Processing Timelines
Updated MAY 17, 2022

The BACB processes applications in the order in which they are received. The following dates reflect the date of applications received that we are currently processing.

BCBA/BCaBA Documents Received
processing materials received on
MAY 16, 2022
For electronically submitted, mailed, or shipped documents for BCBA/BCaBA certification applications

RBT Certification Applications
processing materials received on
May 17, 2022
For original document and submitted materials related to RBT certification applications

RBT Applications – Resubmitted Documents
processing materials received on
May 17, 2022
For resubmitted documents related to RBT certification applications, as requested by the BACB

RBT Renewal Applications
processing materials received on
May 15, 2022
For original documents and submitted materials related to the renewal of RBT credentials

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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Links to Frequently Accessed Resources

RBT Requirements