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NBE is now a self-managed organization

NBE has recently transitioned to a self-managed organization after being managed by an association management company for many years. Over the last 60 days, we had temporary staff in place to assist us, which resulted in delayed responses to inquiries.

As of this week, we are fully staffed and working to respond to calls and emails.  We sincerely appreciate your patience.

NBE’s New Exam & Certification Portal

NBE launched a new portal for exam and certification applications in March of 2023. If you have not yet logged into this system, please follow the instructions below.

Do NOT use your e-mail username to log in. Those credentials are no longer valid. The new system requires you to utilize your 8-digit customer ID number as your username.

Your customer ID number and a new password will need to be created to access your account. Your customer ID was automatically generated when NBE underwent the technology upgrade.

You should have received an email from NBE in March of 2023 with instructions on how to access your account. If you need assistance, please send an email to Someone will be able to assist you in obtaining your customer ID, change your password, update your address, email address, etc.

Do not create a new profile if you had an NBE account previously.

Click here PDF Link for instructions on how to log into your account if you already had an NBE account in the past.

If you are creating a new account, please click herePDF Link for instructions on how to create a new account.

To register for the CCE Exam, click here to go to the login page.

The National Board of Echocardiography (NBE) Announces a Redesigned Website


The National Board of Echocardiography (NBE) announces a redesigned website.
The NBE is delighted to announce the launch of a new website to incorporate a technology upgrade,

NBE is introducing a modernized automated process that will increase efficacy and maximize customer service.
Notable features of the website and technological updates include:

  • Interactive Webpages
  • Optimized for Mobile Devices
  • Print Certificates on Demand
  • New Examination and Certification Application Process
  • NBE Has a Proud Partnership with Pearson Vue to AdministerExaminations Globally at Testing Centers

“We are thrilled to announce a new information technology enhancement that meets future growth, improve efficiencies and user experience,” said NBE’s Executive Director, Sherry Barrow, MPA.

To download the full Press Release, click here.

**NEW**-NBE’s Educational Grant!

NBE is pleased to announce a new educational grant for echocardiography examinations!


Grant Description

The program will provide 5 (five) grants per examination (CCEeXAM, ASCeXAM, Advanced PTEeXAM, Basic PTEeXAM) to first-time test takers in 2023.

Award recipients will be required to submit payment receipts and receive a reimbursement for the cost of examination registration. Please note grants given for the Basic PTEeXAM are given every other year. The Basic PTEeXAM will be given in 2024. Deadline to apply June 6, 2023.

If your application is accepted, grant monies will be awarded after examinations are taken.

Click here to learn more about NBE’s Certification Education Grant!

*Note* We are accepting grant applications for United States and Canadian residents only.

Please click here to apply for the NBE educational grant!

Updated COVID-19 Policy

Upon further evaluation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NBE has re-evaluated the extended COVID-19 policy and those affected within the 2020 and 2021 calendar years.  It has been determined that on December 31, 2024, we will no longer be accepting applications using the extended COVID-19 policy. For additional clarification of this policy, please refer to the appropriate handbook.