Retiring COVID-19 Temporary Certification Extension Hardship Request on May 11

AANPCB is retiring its COVID-19 Temporary Certification Extension Hardship requests. Keeping in line with the U.S. Health and Human Services Department's announcement of ending the Covid public health emergency, the final day to submit an extension request will be May 11, 2023.

Individuals who have been unable to complete the certification maintenance requirements to Recertify by Examination or Recertify by CE & Clinical Practice due to extenuating circumstances related to the 2020-2021 coronavirus pandemic were granted the opportunity to request a hardship temporary extension.

After May 11, 2023, temporary extensions will no longer be accepted. For questions about your recertification, an expired certification, or to apply for a COVID-19 temporary certification extension before the deadline, please email .