APPLICATION FOR NATIONAL COUNSELOR EXAMINATION

The National Counselor Examination (NCE) is an online process. Instructions on submitting an application to take the NCE are listed below. The goal is for examination candidates to apply online to eliminate incorrect entry of candidate name, email address and exam choice since the candidate will be entering this detail. The paper application form will be available to those that have limited or no access to the internet.

HOW TO ACCESS AND REGISTER FOR THE NCE ONLINE

1. Go to NBCC's webpage at www.nbcc.org.

2. Click on the "ProCounselor Login" tab. (top right of the page)

3. Click on "Register to take a State Licensure Exam"

4. Applicant will need to Create an Account if this is the first time the applicant has registered to take the NCE. Follow the instructions on the page to create an account or log in based upon previous registration. NOTE: The Committee for Professional Counselors does not have information regarding the email address or password associated with the applicant's registration.

5. To advance through the application process, all line item headers in Bold must be completed.

6. Credit card payment is required at this point.

7. Individuals are required to provide an electronic signature.

8. Once all the mandatory information has been completed and credit card payment submitted, the CCE's State Licensure Facilitators will receive the candidate's registration.

The applicant's online registration will be electronically exported to Pearson Vue (examination administrator). If you experience a problem, please contact the Center for Credentialing & Education at 336-482-2856.

NATIONAL COUNSELOR EXAM REQUIREMENTS

Section 337.510.1(4) RSMo of the licensure law requires an applicant pass an examination. Licensure rule 20 CSR 2095-2.030(1) requires an applicant for licensure pass the National Counselor Examination (NCE).

The NCE is administered for Missouri by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Center for Credentialing and Education (CCE). The examination is a computer based test available at locations throughout the country, to include Missouri. Information regarding the examination is available at http://www.cce-global.org/AssessmentsAndExaminations and http://www.nbcc.org/Assets/Exam/handbooks/NCE.pdf for a copy of the NCE Candidate Handbook. Questions concerning the examination scheduling, special needs, or test procedures must be directed to CCE.