Update as of January 7, 2022: Next Steps for March/April 2022 IBCLC Examination Candidates

If you applied to sit the March/April 2022 IBCLC examination, thank you for your commitment to professional evidence-based lactation care!

After you submit your application, you may be wondering what comes next. Please read below to learn more about the process – and check the March/April 2022 IBCLC Examination Candidate Dashboard periodically to track where we are in this process.

Currently, IBLCE is reviewing applications. We received over 1,700 applications this year, and it takes 1-2 months after the application deadline for IBLCE to review all applications. You can check your online account to learn the status of your application.

It is not possible to schedule your March/April 2022 IBCLC examination yet. IBLCE anticipates sending Examination Authorisation Emails for the March/April 2022 IBCLC examination in early February. After you receive your authorisation email, you can then schedule your examination for the examination window: March 23 – April 1, 2022.

Check the March/April 2022 IBCLC Examination Candidate Dashboard regularly to learn more!

If you have a question specific to your situation, you can contact the IBLCE location that serves you.

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