FAQ


How much does the exam cost?
The application and exam costs $400. If your application is not approved, you will receive a refund of $300. There is a $100 non-refundable application fee.

Approved testing sites may charge the applicant a fee for administering the exam. Fees charged by exam sites vary. Please check with your testing site. Any such fees should be paid directly to the exam site and are in addition to the application/exam fee charged by the NCBAP.

How do I apply?
The CACP application is entirely online. Click here to get started.

Based on my practice description, do I meet the experience requirement?
Please refer to pages 3-5 of the Candidate Handbook for details on the experience requirement. Unfortunately, the NCBAP cannot evaluate your specific experience prior to receiving your application.

Can non-U.S. healthcare providers sit for the CACP exam?
Currently, only applicants with an active, current United States (or territories) license, registration as a Registered Nurse (RN), Nurse Practitioner (NP), registered or licensed pharmacist (BS pharmacy or Pharm.D.), licensed physician (MD or DO), or physician assistant (PA) may take the CACP exam.

Can an LVN or LPN sit for the CACP exam?
No. Currently, only applicants with an active, current United States (or territories) license, registration as a Registered Nurse (RN), Nurse Practitioner (NP), registered or licensed pharmacist (BS pharmacy or Pharm.D.), licensed physician (MD or DO), or physician assistant (PA) may take the CACP exam.

Who can I contact if I have additional questions?
If you have additional questions, please contact the NCBAP at info@ncbap.org.