Applications are now open!

Apply for the September 2022 IBCLC examination by June 1, 2022.
Apply to recertify by CERPs with CE Self-Assessment by September 30, 2022.

Initial candidates, learn more here. Recertifying IBCLCs, learn more here.

There are now over 34,000 IBCLCs in 129 countries!

Thank you to all IBCLCs around the world for your commitment to supporting breastfeeding families!

The IBCLC Practice Examination® gives you the opportunity to experience the look and format of the IBCLC examination.

Learn more here.

The application for Retired Status is now open!

IBCLCs due to recertify in 2021 and former IBCLCs whose certification expired between 2010 and 2020 can apply for this new status here from now until September 30, 2022.

Find all the latest news at the IBLCE COVID-19 Resource Centre!

Check here for regular updates, FAQs, and more.