ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS

Policy

These policies and procedures shall apply to appeals by candidates, credential-holders, approved continuing education providers, and course sequence providers.  Any adverse eligibility, certification, or recertification decision including, but not limited to, a denial of an exam application, renewal application, recertification application, or other application submitted to the BACB may be appealed.  Exam conditions (such as lighting, noise, or other irregularities) may also be appealed.  BACB standards, deadlines, fees, exam content, specific test questions, and/or answers may not be appealed.

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How to Appeal

A written request for appeal must be filed within thirty (30) days of the date of the decision or administration being appealed. To file an appeal, send an email to appeals@bacb.com with “Request for Appeal” in the subject line.

The Appeals Process

Three current or former Directors shall serve on the Appeals Committee. Appeals may be by written correspondence or telephonic, at the discretion of the Appeals Committee. The decision of the Appeals Committee is final and may not be further appealed.