IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Florida Certification Board recognizes the challenges posed by the current COVID-19 situation. Staff is teleworking to keep certification processes moving as normally as possible and meet your needs. We wish you health and safety.
Certification applications are being accepted and processed as usual. Certification examinations are limited at this time as most testing centers are closed. We are working on options to expand testing; please discuss exam options with staff.
What Does It Mean To Be Certified?
Certified professionals have completed the Florida Certification Board’s certification process and have met the education, experience and testing requirements necessary to provide safe and effective care to the public.
The Florida Certification Board administers over 30 credentials for professionals working in Child Welfare, Addiction, Mental Health, Peer and Recovery Support, and related health and human service fields.
All Florida Certification Board exams are offered at proctored, computer-based test sites across the state. Certification candidates must have an approved application for certification before they can register to take the exam.
Maintenance & Renewal
Keep your credential active and in good standing by completing annual continuing education credits, paying renewal fees before expiration, and following the Florida Certification Board’s Code of Ethical and Professional Conduct.