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.

Neuroimaging Certification


The practice track has been extended to include the 2019 Neuroimaging certification examination.

Initial Certification Examination Date Options: January 28 - February 1, 2019

Recertification Examination: No examination offered in 2019. Per UCNS policy, diplomates due for recertification in 2019 will be granted an extension of their certification to the next examination date to avoid a lapse in certification.

Application Information

  • Online applications available: May 1, 2018
  • Early application deadline: August 1, 2018
    • Initial Examination Fee: $1,700
    • Reexamination Fee: $1,020
  • Late application deadline: August 15, 2018 ($500 late fee applied)
    • Initial Examination Fee: $2,200
    • Reexamination Fee: $1,520
  • 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 five hours and has 200 computer-based questions
  • Registration opens December 3, 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