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The CLC - Certified Lactation Counselor

The CLC examination will be offered in the locations listed below. Please register at least 4 weeks in advance in order to secure your spot. Low participant registration could result in cancelation of location. Contact our office for more information at 508-833-1500.

For International test takers, please review the exam fee schedule here: 2021 Spring ALPP Exam Fee Structure for Tier Countries


Certified Lactation Counselor

Online CLC© Exam

A remotely-proctored CLC© exam is now available. The exam lasts up to three hours and will require internet access and a computer with a functioning video camera/webcam and audio. Time slots are currently available Monday-Friday between 9am-5pm EST. To learn how to schedule your CLC exam after completing the eligibility requirements, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
The online proctoring service allows you to take your exam from the location of your choosing. You will need to schedule your proctoring session at least 72 hours in advance. To take the CLC© exam online, you will need a high-speed internet connection, a webcam (internal or external), a microphone, a laptop or desktop computer (no tablets or phones), Google Chrome browser, and a government-issued photo ID.
After you receive your information on scheduling your online exam from ALPP, you will have six (6) months to complete the online exam (applies to all candidates in the Comprehensive Course Pathway, The Aggregate Pathway, and the Alternate Pathway). However, the option to retake the exam expires within 1 year of the date of your initial scheduling email. Candidates have 1 full year to retake the exam once given the option to schedule their exam with ProctorU.


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