OSTEOPATHIC BOARD CERTIFICATION

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)

  • 2024 EEIC Written (Cognitive) Exam
    Exam dates: Jan. 16-19, 2024
    Exam location: Remote Platform
    Registration opens: Aug. 15, 2023
    First deadline: On or before Nov. 16, 2023 (no late fees)
    Final deadline: Dec. 16, 2023 (late fees will apply)
  • Spring 2024 OMT Performance Exam
    Exam dates: April 4-5, 2024
    Exam location: New Orleans, Louisiana (in conjunction with the annual ACOFP conference)
    Registration opens: Oct. 1, 2023
    First deadline: On or before Nov. 30, 2023 (no late fees)
    Final deadline: Jan. 5, 2024 (late fees will apply)

Initial Certification

  • Spring 2024 Written (Cognitive) Exam
    Exam dates: April 16-19, 2024
    Exam location: Remote Platform
    Registration opens: Nov. 1, 2023
    First deadline: On or before Feb. 16, 2024 (no late fees)
    Final deadline: March 16, 2024 (late fees will apply)
  • Spring 2024 OMT Performance Exam
    Exam dates: April 4-5, 2024
    Exam location: New Orleans, Louisiana (in conjunction with the annual ACOFP conference)
    Registration opens: Oct. 1, 2023
    First deadline: On or before Nov. 30, 2023 (no late fees)
    Final deadline: Jan. 5, 2024 (late fees will apply)

OCC/Reentry

  • Spring 2024 Written (Cognitive) Exam
    Exam dates: April 16-19, 2024
    Exam location: Remote Platform
    Registration opens: Nov. 1, 2023
    First deadline: On or before Feb. 16, 2024 (no late fees)
    Final deadline: March 16, 2024 (late fees will apply)
  • Spring 2024 OMT Performance Exam
    Exam dates: April 4-5, 2024
    Exam location: New Orleans, Louisiana (in conjunction with the annual ACOFP conference)
    Registration opens: Oct. 1, 2023
    First deadline: On or before Nov. 30, 2023 (no late fees)
    Final deadline: Jan. 5, 2024 (late fees will apply

OCC/Recertification

  • Spring 2024 Written (Cognitive) Exam
    Exam dates: April 16, 2024
    Exam location: Remote Platform
    Registration opens: Nov. 1, 2023
    First deadline: On or before Feb. 16, 2024 (no late fees)
    Final deadline: March 16, 2024 (late fees will apply)
  • Spring 2024 OMT Performance Exam
    Exam dates: April 4-5, 2024
    Exam location: New Orleans, Louisiana (in conjunction with the annual ACOFP conference)
    Registration opens: Oct. 1, 2023
    First deadline: On or before Nov. 30, 2023 (no late fees)
    Final deadline: Jan. 5, 2024 (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
  • 2025 Longitudinal Assessment
    Required for those holding certificates expiring 2025, 2027, 2028, 2029, 2030, 2031, 2032
    Assessment dates: Jan. 1 – Dec. 1, 2025
    Assessment location: Administered through NBOME’s Catalyst program
    Registration opens: Oct. 1, 2024

Geriatric Medicine CAQ

  • 2024 Initial Certification Written (Cognitive) Exam
    Exam dates: April 16, 2024
    Exam location: Remote Platform
    Registration opens: Nov. 1, 2023
    First deadline: On or before Feb. 16, 2024 (no late fees)
    Final deadline: March 16, 2024 (late fees will apply)
  • 2024 OCC Written (Cognitive) Exam
    Exam dates: April 16, 2024
    Exam location: Remote Platform
    Registration opens: Nov. 1, 2023
    First deadline: On or before Feb. 16, 2024 (no late fees)
    Final deadline: March 16, 2024 (late fees will apply)