NADD Specialist Certification Application

Thank you for your interest in the NADD Competency-Based Specialist Certification Program.

To submit your application for certification, please complete all required fields below, upload all documents, and pay your certification fee. Upon receipt of your completed application and fee, the NADD Certification Team will review your materials and contact you with further information.

For questions, please consult our Prerequisites and Application Information page.

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  • NADD Membership

  • Completed Application Form

  • Certification Fee
    • $200 for employees of a NADD-Accredited Organization, Payable here
    • $275 for employees of an organization that is not NADD-Accredited, Payable here

  • Resume or CV

  • Three Letters of Reference

  • Completed Confirmation of Experience Form (download)

  • Signed Affirmation of Principles (download)

Specialist Certification Application Form

To apply using our fillable PDF form, CLICK HERE.

Submit your application with all required documents in one email to:

Incomplete applications cannot be processed and will result in a delay in your application.