Certification - A measure of subspecialty expertise

Fees and Payment

Fees must be paid in US currency.

Initial Examination Fee (includes nonrefundable $680 application fee) $1,700
Reexamination Fee $1,020
Extended Deadline Fee (applied after application deadline)  $500

Fees are paid online at the time of application. UCNS accepts VISA, MasterCard, and American Express for payment.

Certification Application Letter Templates and Special Testing Accommodations Form

Verification letters are required as part of each subspecialty’s online certification application. Applicants must use the verification letter templates. Letters submitted that do not follow the provided templates will not be accepted.

Applicants requesting special testing accommodations must submit the application for testing accommodations and supporting documentation substantiating the disability at the time of application. More information on testing accommodations can be found in the Certification Policies .
Fellowship Training Verification
(Microsoft Word Document)
Academic Appointment Verification
(Microsoft Word Document)
Subspecialty Practice Time Verification
(Microsoft Word Document)
Special Testing Accommodations Form
(Microsoft Word Document)

Physician Advertising

Each state medical board has different policies and guidelines for physician advertising regarding certification. Contact your state medical board for more information. 

Staff Contact

Todd Bulson, Senior Manager Certification
(612) 928-6067

Becky Swanson, Executive Assistant
(612) 928-6050