COVID-19 Update

All testing centers within the United States and Canada have closed for a period of 30 days, starting on March 17, 2020 through April 16, 2020.

This is how the change will affect you:

  • All candidate exam sessions scheduled between March 18 and April 16 have been cancelled.
  • Candidates can currently schedule into any open sessions after April 16th.

Although testing at our site has been temporarily suspended, we encourage you to continue to submit your application for processing.  Application processing will continue throughout this time and you will be able to schedule your exam into any open session after April 16th.

As further developments occur we will keep you updated. 

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The Minnesota Certification Board (MCB)

The Minnesota Certification Board (MCB) is a non-profit agency dedicated to protecting the citizens of Minnesota by ensuring that certified professionals working in a wide range of professions are providing safe and competent services to the public.  The MCB is a member board of the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC).

The MCB administers certifications for professionals in the areas of alcohol and drug counseling, co-occurring disorders, prevention, clinical supervision, peer recovery, and criminal justice.

The MCB administers the IC&RC (International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium) exams for all certifications that have an examination requirement. This includes the IC&RC alcohol and drug counselor comprehensive exam that is accepted by the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy (BBHT) toward the testing requirement for the LADC license.

The MCB is also one of the testing locations for ISO Quality Testing.

The MCB has an endorsement process for workshops and conferences that guarantees the acceptance towards recertification.


Whether you are an applicant seeking certification in your profession, an employer hoping to establish the competence of your employees through certification, or a provider of professional and continuing education services, we hope you will find what you need.