Apply for Recertification

 Recertification is for students who’ve previously certified with BDT and would like to renew their current certification. Students have a thirty-day grace period from the date of expiration to renew. Certifications expired beyond thirty-days will require re-enrollment into the program. 


Recertification Requirements

      All doulas recertifying with the International Black Doula Training, must be in good standing with our organization. For recertification, the following must be completed:


CPR Class

Childbirth Education for Doulas (Continuing Education)

VBAC Course (Continuing Education)

Charting for Doulas

Doula Refresher Class

Home Birth Doula Training

Basic Breastfeeding Education Class


   Fees for Certification

                    A one-time fee of $99 is due upon submission of your application for initial and recertification. Recertification is required every two years. 


Application Submission 

After your application has been submitted, allow up to 30 days for us to review your documents and verify your clients before your certificate is issued.