Credential Extension Policy

Applicants currently certified by the WOCNCB may request an extension of their credentials for serious medical reasons only. If the applicant has registered for the current examination cycle, the fee may be transferred to the next examination cycle.

The following rules apply:

  • Must be currently certified by WOCNCB.
  • Must be seriously ill (or member of immediate family seriously ill), suffer from personal illness or injury, experience unavoidable natural disaster, or be in active military duty outside the United States. Documentation may be requested.
  • Must request the extension in writing to the WOCNCB Office, located at 555 East Wells Street, Suite 1100, Milwaukee, WI 53202.
  • It is recommended you submit requests at least two (2) weeks prior to your expiring credentials to allow time for an approval.

Once the extension request is received, it will be reviewed by the Credentialing and Review Committee whereby, a vote will take place to determine if the applicant's credentials will be approved for extension.

It is recommended you submit requests at least 2 weeks prior to credentials expiration to allow time for an approval. 

Click here to download request form.

If the extension is granted, it is only for a maximum of six months. Only one extension request will be granted per applicant, per five years

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