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To apply for your Newborn Care Specialist certification:

Certifications defined here

To read the requirements first please go here.

  1.  Log in and pay before you begin. To log in go to the top of the page and click on Register.
  2.  After you register you must wait for the confirmation email from the NCSA.
  3.  Click on the link in that email.
  4.  Do all of this on your laptop not your IPAD. After you fill in your information you will be able to store your forms and uploads on line before you submit them all at the same time.
  5. After you pay for the application/certification or test be sure to follow the link BACK to the NCSA to complete your application or take the test.

MEMBERSHIP FEE is $79 PER YEAR – this is not the same as becoming certified.

This membership is for agencies, products or anyone working in the newborn field who would like to show support for the NCSA. You will receive the NCSA logo to display on your website, business cards, etc.  You will receive the newsletters, advocacy, and have the ability to post jobs.  You may also add your continuing education class link to our education page.  This is renewable yearly.


Re-Certification for those who have been previously certified and wish to update their certification.  This certification is good for one years.  Click here for information

Re-Certification – One Year


We offer two sleep training certifications.  Basic and Advanced.  Please use this link for more information


  • Only for those who have taken an approved course
  • This test must be taken to qualify for certification.
  • This may be taken at any time.
  • Your test results will be valid for up to 5 years.
  • After you pay for the test be sure to click ‘take me back to the NCSA’ and your test will be there.
  • It will start right away so do not pay for the test until you are ready to take it.
  • It is a 90 minute timed test. Your results will be given to you immediately after the test.