Applications for the September 2023 IBCLC examination are open from mid-May through June 22, 2023. Apply in the online credential management system.
Check Your Status
It can take 1-2 months after the application deadline to review and approve all applications. You can check your online account to learn the status of your application.
Receive Examination Authorisation Email
We will start sending Examination Authorisation Emails for the September 2023 IBCLC examination in July 2023 and will continue until all approved candidates have received them.
Schedule Your Examination Appointment
After receiving your authorisation email, you can schedule your examination appointment. See Key Dates below for important deadlines.
The September 2023 IBCLC examination will take place from September 20 – 29, 2023.
Examination Scoring & Analysis
Post-administration analysis and scoring takes place.
You will receive your results for the September 2023 IBCLC examination in your online account approximately 3 months after the examination.
Key Dates for September 2023 IBCLC Examination Candidates
|May 10 – June 22, 2023||Apply for the September 2023 IBCLC Examination.|
|August 23, 2023||Request a partial refund with extraordinary circumstances.|
Learn more about your refund options here.
|Coming Soon||Submit any necessary name changes to your regional location.|
|September 20 – 29, 2023||The September 2023 IBCLC examination is held worldwide in all IBLCE languages.|
|October 30, 2023||Request a deferral to one of the next two examinations by October 30, 2023.|
Learn more about your deferral options with documented extraordinary circumstances here.
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