ABB Certification Application and Examination Fees
Certification Fees (due with application)
|Application for certification||$295.00|
|Upgrading of Certification||$295.00|
The above fees apply to applications completed 30 or more days prior to the applicable examination date. For applications not completed at least 30 days prior to the applicable examination date, a $150 late fee must be paid in addition to the certification fee listed above. There is no guarantee that the board's review and decision on an application completed less than 30 days prior to an examination date will be rendered prior to the examination date.
Examination Fees (due upon AAB approval to take applicable examination)
|General Knowledge or ELA (required for BCLD, HCLD, or ELD)||$225.00|
|One Technical Discipline||$225.00|
|Additional Technical Discipline taken on the same day||$130.00|
|General Knowledge or ELA plus one Technical Discipline taken on the same day||$355.00|
|General Knowledge or ELA plus two Technical Disciplines taken on the same day||$485.00|
Applications fees are non-refundable. Examinations cancelled within thirty (30) days of examination date will be subject to a $100 cancellation fee.
The American Board of Bioanalysis (ABB) examination fees for High-complexity Clinical Laboratory Director (HCLD), Technical Supervisor (TS), Public Health Laboratory Director (PHLD), Embryology Laboratory Director (ELD), and Bioanalyst Clinical Laboratory Director (BCLD) are approved for reimbursement under the G.I. Bill. For more information, visit www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/licensing_certification.asp