Doula Certification


Here you can access tools provided by NBDA based on your level of membership or interest:

Application for Birth/Postpartum
Doula Certification

Congratulations! You have completed the steps necessary to apply for certification. To complete your application, please submit the following information.

  • Doula Attended Birth/Postpartum Verification Forms filled out by your clients. Please combine all of your forms into one document and submit as a PDF.
  • Mentor Questionnaire. Please have your mentor complete the Mentor Questionnaire separately.
  • Copy of NBDA Training Verification.
  • Application fee $299 (You will be redirected to payment once you submit your application).


Certification Submission Policy: Birth/Postpartum Doula Certification Fee is $299 for initial submission once all above requirements have been met. Annual NBDA Birth/Postpartum Doula Certification renewal is $199. NO grievance can filed against you.

Once it has been established that mentorship has been successfully completed without lapse or malice and all Doula attended documents are completed and submitted, NBDA Certification will be approved and issued within ten business days. Biannual renewal is required to maintain NBDA Doula Certification.

Click or drag files to this area to upload. You can upload up to 10 files.
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Verification of Training Certificate
$ 0.00