September 2022 IBCLC Examination Candidate Dashboard


Applications for the September 2022 IBCLC examination are open between April 19 – June 1, 2022 in all languages. Apply here.

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 plans to start sending Examination Authorisation Emails for the September 2022 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 2022 IBCLC examination will take place from September 14 – 23, 2022.

Examination Analyis & Scoring  

Post-administration analysis and scoring takes place.

Receive Results

You will receive your results for the September 2022 IBCLC examination in your online account approximately 3 months after the end of the examination window.

Key Dates for September 2022 IBCLC Examination Candidates

April 19 – June 1, 2022

Apply for the September 2022 IBCLC Examination.

August 19, 2022

Request a partial refund or full refund with extraordinary circumstances.
Learn more about your refund options here.

September 2, 2022

Submit any necessary name changes to your regional location.

September 14 – 23, 2022

The September 2022 IBCLC examination is held worldwide in all IBLCE languages.

October 24, 2022

Request a deferral to one of the next two examinations by October 24, 2022.
Learn more about your deferral options with documented extraordinary circumstances here

September 2022 IBCLC Examination Scheduling Progress

As of September 9, 2022:

99% of September 2022 IBCLC Examination candidates who have received their Examination Authorisation Email have scheduled.

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