NCA Application Processing and Fees

Applications and materials are evaluated as received within a time frame of approximately 4 – 6 weeks after all required materials have been received. To expedite the application – process electronically. If paper application is used, please submit all materials simultaneously. (for some options this includes course or workshop descriptions, references, and verification forms. If official transcripts are required, please arrange for such to arrive simultaneously with your application)

CFT Certification Fees *

Certification Fee: $180.00
If applicant does not meet certification criteria there is a $25.00 non-refundable processing fee with the remaining amount returned to the applicant.
Annual Maintenance Fee: $30.00
A fee of $30.00 is assessed yearly to maintain certification. All fees support the certification program including processing, examination, development, services, research, and advocacy efforts on behalf of CFTs.
Re-Certification Fee: $65.00
At the conclusion of each 6 year cycle, Certified Family Therapists must meet re-certification requirements that include:
 -Evidence of completion of 72 clock hours or continuing education.
-Adherence to the NCA Code of Ethics in professional practice.
-Payment on a yearly basis of the $30.00 annual maintenance fee.

* All NCA fees are subject to change. If you have any questions please email The National Credentialing Academy 13566 Camino De Plata CT, Corpus Christi, Texas 78418