Exam Resources

The Administrator Certification Examination will be administered using a combined web-conferencing and web exam application via Blackboard. Please consult the following list of resources for the Exam:

Exam Fee Information

  • A fee of $100 is assessed for the exam. Please see the Exam Fee FAQs for payment instructions and information.
  • The ACB requires a completed Notice of Payment Information: Exam Fees form to be submitted by mail with your payment.

Please Note:

All potential administrators are limited to three (3) attempts to pass the Administrator Certification Examination within 60 days of their ICTP completion date.

For Exam information contact ExamRegistration@dss.ca.gov.

Contact Us

Community Care Licensing Division
Administrator Certification Bureau (ACB)
744 P Street, MS 9-15-807
Sacramento, CA 95814

Update to ACB Public E-mail Inboxes

Effective June 3, 2024, the ACB public e-mail inbox ACSExamInfo@dss.ca.gov will be discontinued.


For inquiries regarding the administrator exams, please contact the Administrator Examination Unit at ExamRegistration@dss.ca.gov.


For inquiries regarding administrator applications, please contact the Administrator Certification Processing Unit at AdminCertInfo@dss.ca.gov.


Forinquiries regarding administrator training, please contact the Vendor Support and Review Unit at ACSVendorInfo@dss.ca.gov.

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