September 2021 IBCLC Examination Candidate Dashboard


Applications for the September 2021 IBCLC examination are now open! Apply by June 4, 2021 in all languages.

Check Your Status

Given thousands of candidates each year, it can take 1-2 months after the application deadline for IBLCE to review and approve all applications. You can check your online account Show Moreto learn the status of your application. If you did not apply directly via our online credential management system in English, German or Spanish, it may take a little longer for your application to appear in your account.

Receive Examination Authorisation Email

IBLCE will start sending Examination Authorisation Emails for the September 2021 IBCLC examination in July.

Schedule Your Examination Appointment

After receiving your authorisation email, you can schedule your examination appointment. Learn more about your financial options here.


The September 2021 IBCLC examination will take place from September 8 – 24, 2021.

Examination Scoring & Analysis  

Post-administration analysis and scoring takes place.

Receive Results

You will receive your results for the September 2021 IBCLC examination in your online account approximately 3 months after the examination.

Key Dates for September 2021 IBCLC Examination Candidates

October 25, 2021

Request a deferral to one of the next two examinations by October 25, 2021.
Learn more about your deferral options with documented extraordinary circumstances here

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