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CPT® Code Applications

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CPT® applications are going digital. With the launch of its smart applications website, CPT is making the entire code set application process a seamless online experience for users.

Submit an Application

Access the CPT applications website and submit your application online.

Benefits of Online Applications

  • Aggregation of applicants’ work on the cloud
  • Improved communication of information needed to complete an application and comply with AMA guidelines
  • Pre-fills and searches current codeset for less cutting & pasting
  • Easier reference and citation uploading and cataloging
  • Co-applicant registration
  • Information on application status and alerts of submission deadlines
  • Automatic rolling of applications to the next scheduled Panel meeting if submission deadline is missed

Code Change Requests

All CPT code change applications are reviewed and evaluated by CPT staff, the CPT/HCPAC Advisory Committee, and the CPT Editorial Panel. Code change requests must include:

Strict conformance with established criteria is required for review of a code change application.

Submit an Application

Note: Features on the CPT code change applications tool are best viewed using the Firefox and Chrome browsers. You may experience usability issues with Internet Explorer or older browser versions.

For Category II codes, please submit a paper application

Application Instructions & Frequently Asked Questions

CPT® is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.

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