Congratulations on your decision to become Board Certified in Hearing Instrument Sciences. In order to sit for the examination, you must complete in full this application. You will need the following documentation:
Your current state/provincial dispensing license, certificate of registration (where applicable), or diploma / certificate from: Bates Technical College/Hearing Instrument Technology, Burlington County College/Hearing Instrument Sciences, George Brown, Hearing Instrument Specialist, Conestoga College/Hearing Instrument Specialist, Grant MacEwan University/Hearing Aid Practitioner, Ozarks Technical Community College/Hearing Instrument Sciences, Spokane Falls Community College/Hearing Instrument Specialist. License or certificate must be current as of exam date.
The applicable fee (US FUNDS) -- payable online below.
A letter from employer on company letterhead attesting to your two years dispensing experience. Letter should include dates. If you are self-employed or a business owner, please
to discuss other options to verify dispensing experience.
Please take a picture or scan the above documents so that you are able to upload them as part of this online application.
Upon verification of eligibility, you will be contacted by the NBC-HIS office to schedule your exam. An exam confirmation notice will be emailed to you. Please take a copy of this confirmation with you to the exam site to facilitate the sign-in process.
After completing your exam you will receive your exam results immediately via email. If you are successful, you will be required to pay an annual revalidation/ recertification fee. The first fee will be due the calendar year following your certification date. The current annual fee is $275, but is subject to change.