Credentialing Process

1) Applicant pays application fee and submits completed application through online database
2) COPA directed staff determine whether the application is complete and sufficient for review
3) Credentialing Board evaluates the application and determines whether applicant is eligible for exam
4) Staff works with applicant to schedule exam
 5) Applicant takes exam and either passes or fails
 6) If exam passed, applicant will be certified

Information about retaking exam from IC&RC Candidate Guide: Candidates interested in retaking an exam must wait 90 days after the original test date.