Update as of September 22, 2022: What Comes Next for September 2022 Examination Candidates?

Once your examination is over, you may wonder what happens next. We have outlined what will be happening over the next few months so you can know what to expect.


Examination Analysis & Scoring

Once the examination administration closes, the post-administration analysis begins. The IBCLC examination results are reviewed in all 17 languages. This careful review takes time, but ultimately it is to provide the most fair and accurate results to IBCLC test takers.

You can learn more about examination scoring in the November 2020 IBLCE Briefing.

Release of Results in the IBLCE Online Credential Management System
(Planned completion by the end of 2022)

After analysis and scoring are complete, IBLCE will upload your score to your personalised account in IBLCE’s online credential management system. You will receive an email when your score is ready, which will include instructions to help you access your score and options for certification verification.

Registry Updated
(Planned completion by the end of January 2023)

The online Public Registry will then be updated to include the results of the September 2022 examination administration.

Certificate Mailing
(2023)

Certificates will follow examination results and registry update by post in 2023.


We know that after spending so much time preparing for the IBCLC examination that you are anxious to receive your results, so we thank you for your patience.

Remember that you can track this progress at the September 2022 IBCLC Examination Candidate Dashboard.

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