United Council for Nuerologic Subspecialties

For More Information
Todd Bulson

Certification Manager
Tel: (612) 928-6067
Fax: (612) 454-2750

Dates & Deadlines
No upcoming dates or deadlines.

Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry Certification


Initial and Recertification Examination Date Options: November 12-16, 2018

Application Information

  • Online applications available: February 1, 2018
  • Early application deadline: May 1, 2018
    • Initial Examination Fee: $1,700
    • Reexamination Fee: $1,020
    • Recertification Examination Fee: $1,500
    • Recertification Reexamination Fee: $900
  • Late application deadline: May 15, 2018 ($500 late fee applied)
    • Initial Examination Fee: $2,200
    • Reexamination Fee: $1,520
    • Recertification Fee: $2,000
    • Recertification Reexamination Fee: $1,400
  • Request logon to begin application
  • Logon requests for access must be submitted by 4:00 PM Central Time on deadline dates for activation
  • All applications must be finalized by the posted deadlines

Template Letters

Use the following template letters in the initial certification application process. Specific letters required vary by pathway. Letters that are incomplete or do not follow the templates will not be accepted.


  • A new application must be completed and submitted with updated supporting documentation

Examination Information

  • Initial certification examination is scheduled for four hours and has 200 computer-based questions
  • Recertification examination is scheduled for four hours and has 150 computer-based questions
  • Registration opens September 16, 2018, to select examination dates, time, and location through Pearson VUE
  • Results are mailed approximately 8-10 weeks after the examination, and results will not be provided via phone, fax, or email
  • Please notify UCNS immediately of any address changes
  • Examinations are offered every other year

Payment Options

  • Credit card (Visa, MasterCard, and American Express), check, or money order
  • Check and money order payments must be postmarked on or before the posted deadlines

UCNS Policy on Recertification (.pdf)