IMPORTANT NOTICE: Beginning March 23rd, the Florida Certification Board is temporarily closing it’s office. Staff will be teleworking to keep certification processes moving as normally as possible. Certification examinations are not possible at this time as testing centers are closed. The best way to contact your certification specialist or other FCB staff is via email as telephone service will not be available. When a determination is made to reopen the office, email notification will be sent to our certified populations and applicants. We wish good health and safety to all.

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.

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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.

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Additional Tools & Information


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.