March/April 2022 IBCLC Examination Candidate Dashboard


Applications for the March/April 2022 IBCLC examination are open now through December 7, 2021.

Check Your Status

It can take 1-2 months after the application deadline for IBLCE to review and approve all applications. You can check your online account to learn the status of your application.

Receive Examination Authorisation Email

In early February 2022, IBLCE will start sending Examination Authorisation Emails Show Morefor the March/April 2022 IBCLC examination, and will continue until all approved candidates have received them.

Schedule Your Examination Appointment

After receiving your authorisation email, you can schedule your examination appointment. See Key Dates below for important deadlines.


The March/April 2022 IBCLC examination will take place from March 23 – April 1, 2022.

Examination Scoring & Analysis  

Post-administration analysis and scoring takes place.

Receive Results

You will receive your results for the March/April 2022 IBCLC examination in your online account approximately 3 months after the examination.

Key Dates

Application WindowOctober 26 – December 7, 2021
Deadline to submit a request for a Partial Refund or Full Refund with extraordinary circumstances
Learn more here.
February 25, 2022
Deadline to submit any necessary name change requests to the IBLCE location that serves you.
Your name on file with IBLCE and the name on the two forms of ID you present on examination day must match.
March 11, 2022
Examination AdministrationMarch 23 – April 1, 2022
Deadline to defer to one of the next two examination administrations Learn more here.May 2, 2022

March/April 2022 IBCLC Examination Scheduling Progress

As of March 4, 2022:

85% of March/April 2022 IBCLC Examination candidates who have received their Examination Authorisation Email have scheduled.

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