What are the dates of my CPhT/CPhT-Adv recertification cycle?

CPhT/CPhT-Adv recertification cycles start the next day a renewal application has been verified to meet CE requirements and end on the certification expiration date. The CPhT/CPhT-Adv recertification cycle is approximately 2 years. 

CEs must be completed within the recertification cycle date range.


Recertification Application Submitted 8/01/2024
CE Completion is Verified 8/03/2024
New Recertification Date 8/04/2024
Certification Expiration Date 8/31/2026
Recertification Cycle 8/4/2024-8/31/2026


Recertification cycle dates can be found in your PTCB Account homepage under Manage My Certifications.  

Reinstatement Candidates

Reinstated certificants will be granted an active CPhT/CPhT-Adv Certification status for the remaining balance of their recertification cycle, starting from the day after the application has been verified to meet CE requirements and ending on the certification expiration date.


Certification Expiration Date 3/31/2023
Reinstatement Application Submitted 10/03/2023
CE Completion is Verified 10/05/2023
New Recertification Date 10//06/2023
Certification Expiration Date 3/31/2025
Recertification Cycle Balance 10/06/2023-3/31/2025

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