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Ready to Become an LCCE Educator?

Congratulations on making the decision to apply for the Lamaze Certification Exam!

There are just a few steps left on your journey to becoming a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator.

Apply for the Exam

Step 1: Start Your Application in the Certification Center

The Certification Center is your one-stop online portal where you can:

  • Enter your education and experience to see if you meet the exam eligibility criteria
  • Save your application and finish it later
  • Apply for the exam
  • Receive instant email communication once your application has been received and approved
  • See your exam results
  • Download your Certification Card
  • Enter continuing education credit you plan to use for recertification
  • Apply for recertification

Step 2: Await Application Approval

Applications are reviewed in the order they are received. Allow 2—3 weeks from the date submitted to receive approval or follow-up.

Step 3: Register for an Exam Site

Upon receipt of your application, the Lamaze certification team will issue a test site voucher and provide instructions for registering for an exam site via email.

The Lamaze certification team is here to help! Reach us via email at

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