OSTEOPATHIC BOARD CERTIFICATION

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Upcoming Exam Dates & Deadlines

The following dates and application deadlines have been announced for upcoming AOBFP certification exams. Please note dates and locations may be subject to change. For more information or to register for an upcoming exam, visit our Exams & Applications page.

Early Entry Initial Certification (EEIC)

  • 2023 EEIC Written (Cognitive) Exam
    Exam dates: Jan. 23-27, 2023
    Exam location: Remote Platform
    Registration opens: August 15, 2022
    First deadline: On or before November 23, 2022 (no late fees)
    Final deadline: December 23, 2022 (late fees will apply)
  • Spring 2023 OMT Performance Exam
    Exam dates: March 30-31, 2023
    Exam location: Orlando, Florida (in conjunction with the annual ACOFP conference)
    Registration opens: November 1, 2022
    First deadline: On or before November 30, 2022 (no late fees)
    Final deadline: January 6, 2023 (late fees will apply)

Initial Certification

  • Spring 2023 Written (Cognitive) Exam
    Exam dates: April 24-28, 2023
    Exam location: Remote Platform
    Registration opens: Nov. 1, 2022
    First deadline: On or before Feb. 24, 2023 (no late fees)
    Final deadline: March 24, 2023 (late fees will apply)
  • Spring 2023 OMT Performance Exam
    Exam dates: March 30-31, 2023
    Exam location: Orlando, Florida (in conjunction with the annual ACOFP conference)
    Registration opens: Nov 1, 2022
    First deadline: On or before Nov 30, 2022 (no late fees)
    Final deadline: Jan 6, 2023 (late fees will apply)
  • Fall 2023 Written (Cognitive) Exam
    Exam dates: Sept. 11-15, 2023
    Exam location: Remote Platform
    Registration opens: May 1, 2023
    First deadline: On or before July 11, 2023 (no late fees)
    Final deadline: Aug. 11, 2023 (late fees will apply)

OCC/Reentry

  • Spring 2023 Written (Cognitive) Exam
    Exam dates: April 24-28, 2023
    Exam location: Remote Platform
    Registration opens: Nov. 1, 2022
    First deadline: On or before Feb. 24, 2023 (no late fees)
    Final deadline: March 24, 2023 (late fees will apply)
  • Spring 2023 OMT Performance Exam
    Exam dates: March 30-31, 2023
    Exam location: Orlando, Florida (in conjunction with the annual ACOFP conference)
    Registration opens: Nov 1, 2022
    First deadline: On or before Nov. 30, 2022 (no late fees)
    Final deadline: Jan. 6, 2023 (late fees will apply)
  • Fall 2023 Written (Cognitive) Exam
    Exam dates: Sept. 11-15, 2023
    Exam location: Remote Platform
    Registration opens: May 1, 2023
    First deadline: On or before July 11, 2023 (no late fees)
    Final deadline: Aug. 11, 2023 (late fees will apply)

OCC/Recertification

  • Spring 2023 Written (Cognitive) Exam
    Exam dates: April 24, 2023
    Exam location: Remote Platform
    Registration opens: Nov. 1, 2022
    First deadline: On or before Feb. 24, 2023 (no late fees)
    Final deadline: March 24, 2023 (late fees will apply)
  • Spring 2023 OMT Performance Exam
    Exam dates: March 30-31, 2023
    Exam location: Orlando, Florida (in conjunction with the annual ACOFP conference)
    Registration opens: Nov 1, 2022
    First deadline: On or before Nov 30, 2022 (no late fees)
    Final deadline: Jan 6, 2023 (late fees will apply)
  • Fall 2023 Written (Cognitive) Exam
    Exam dates: Sept. 11, 2023
    Exam location: Remote Platform
    Registration opens: May 1, 2023
    First deadline: On or before July 11, 2023 (no late fees)
    Final deadline: Aug. 11, 2023 (late fees will apply)

Longitudinal Assessment (LA)

  • 2023 Longitudinal Assessment
    Required for those holding certificates expiring 2023, 2027, 2028, 2029, 2030
    Assessment dates: Jan. 1 – Dec. 1, 2023
    Assessment location: Administered through NBOME’s Catalyst program
    Registration opens: Oct. 1, 2022
  • 2024 Longitudinal Assessment
    Required for those holding certificates expiring 2024, 2027, 2028, 2029, 2030, 2031
    Assessment dates: Jan. 1 – Dec. 1, 2024
    Assessment location: Administered through NBOME’s Catalyst program
    Registration opens: Oct. 1, 2023

Geriatric Medicine CAQ

  • 2023 Initial Certification Written (Cognitive) Exam
    Exam dates: April 24, 2023
    Exam location: Remote Platform
    Registration opens: Nov. 1, 2022
  • 2023 OCC Written (Cognitive) Exam
    Exam dates: April 24, 2023
    Exam location: Remote Platform
    Registration opens: Nov. 1, 2022

For more information or to register for an upcoming exam, visit our Exams & Applications page.