Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE)

Electronic Authorization to Release the PANCE Score — Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Is my PANCE score automatically released to the Board?

    No - Applicants must authorize the electronic release of their PANCE score by visiting and logging into their NCCPA account.

  2. Does a verification of certification fulfill this requirement?

    No - The Board will not accept a verification of certification as fulfillment of this requirement.

  3. Does the PANRE score fulfill this requirement?

    No - Licensees are not required to maintain certification with the NCCPA; therefore, licensing is based on a passing PANCE score.

  4. What should I do if my PANCE score is not available through the NCCPA’s website?

    Contact the NCCPA directly by email, or by phone (678) 417-8100.

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