Accreditation Application Extensions

Provisional Accreditation

There is no time limit for applying for accreditation after you have graduated, so you can apply when you are ready. If you didn’t complete a BABCP Level 2 accredited course, you must be in CBT practice when you apply.

Provisional Reinstatement

You can apply for Provisional Reinstatement provided you have previously been provisionally accredited and you have returned or have arranged to return to CBT Practice.

Full Accreditation and Full Reinstatement

These applications are due 12 months after you were awarded Provisional Accreditation or Reinstatement. You can submit up to four weeks after that date without an extension.

Both applications should show 12 months of supervised practice – these don’t have to be consecutive months if you have had a break in practice.

If there is a delay in you meeting this or other requirements, you can email us at to request an extension, explaining the reason and how long you think you will need. If the reason is a break in practice of more than six weeks, the extension request must be accompanied by a Leave of Absence form and relevant evidence.

If you graduated from a Level 2 course and applied for accreditation before your CBT practice was in place, please request an extension - you can then show 12 months of supervised practice from the date you started. We don’t need a Leave of Absence form unless there was a subsequent break in your clinical work.


Your Reaccreditation will always be due on the same date every year. If you have Supervisor and/or Trainer Accreditation, they will also be due on the same date which will be the anniversary of your last award.

If you are out of practice for a year or less, you can still sign your Reaccreditation Declaration. If you are out of practice for more than a year, please send us a Leave of Absence form with evidence and your Reaccreditation date will be rolled over to the same date the following year.

If you have been in practice but unable to meet the Reaccreditation requirements, please email us at and we will discuss how to proceed.

Overdue Applications and Fees

If either Full application, your Reaccreditation Declarationon or any fees are substantially overdue and you haven’t contacted us to discuss the delay, you may lose your accredited status and you will need to apply for Reinstatement. Multiple consecutive applications for Provisional Reinstatement may not be approved.

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