OSTEOPATHIC BOARD CERTIFICATION

Read the latest on the launch of AOBEM's new Continuous Osteopathic Recertification Exam

Upcoming Exams and Deadlines

The following dates and application deadlines have been announced for upcoming AOBEM certification exams. Please note dates and locations may be subject to change.

Initial Certification

Part I: Written Exam (Spring 2022)
Exam Dates: March 29-31, 2022
Exam Location: Remote
Registration Opens: Nov. 15, 2021
First deadline: On or before Jan. 15, 2022 (no late fees)
Final deadline: March 1, 2022 (late fees will apply)

Part I: Written Exam (Fall 2022)
Exam Dates: Oct. 19-21, 2022
Exam Location: Remote
Registration Opens: June 15, 2022
First deadline: On or before Aug. 31, 2022 (no late fees)
Final deadline: October 1, 2022 (late fees will apply)

Part II: Oral Exam (Fall 2022)
Exam Dates: Nov. 7-9, 2022
Exam Location: Remote
Registration Opens: June 1, 2022
First deadline: On or before July 30, 2022 (no late fees)
Final deadline: Aug. 31, 2022 (late fees will apply)

OCC/Recertification

CORE
Exam Dates: Annually
Registration Opens: Annually in Jan.
Application deadline: Nov. 15 annually
Exam deadline: Dec. 1 annually

OCC Written Exam (for expired certificates only) (Spring 2022)
Exam Dates: March 29-31, 2022
Exam Location: Remote
Registration Opens: Nov. 15, 2021
First Deadline: On or before Jan. 15, 2022 (no late fees)
Final Deadline: March 1, 2022 (late fees apply)

OCC Written Exam (for expired certificates only) (Fall 2022)
Exam Dates: Oct. 19-21, 2022
Exam Location: Remote
Registration Opens: June 15, 2022
First Deadline: On or before Aug. 31, 2022 (no late fees)
Final Deadline: Oct. 1, 2022 (late fees apply)