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)

  • Spring 2020 EEIC Written (Cognitive) Exam
    Feb. 29-March 14, 2020 @ PearsonVue testing centers nationwide
    Application deadlines: Jan 3, 2020; filing with late fees through Jan. 31, 2020
  • Spring 2020 EEIC OMT Performance Exam
    March 18-19, 2020 @ New Orleans, LA (in conjunction with the ACOFP convention)
    Application deadlines: Jan. 3, 2020; filing with late fees through Jan. 31, 2020

Initial Certification

  • Spring 2020 Initial Certification OMT Performance Exam
    March 18-19, 2020 @ New Orleans, LA (in conjunction with the ACOFP convention)
    Application deadlines: Nov. 1, 2019; filing with late fees through Dec. 31, 2019
  • Spring 2020 Initial Certification Written (Cognitive) Exam
    April 6-18, 2020 @ PearsonVue testing centers nationwide
    Application deadlines: Nov. 1, 2019 filing with late fees through Dec. 31, 2019
  • Fall 2020 Initial Certification Written (Cognitive) Exam
    Sept. 21-Oct. 3, 2020 @ PearsonVue testing centers nationwide
    Application deadlines: May 1, 2020; filing with late fees through July 1, 2020
  • Fall 2020 Initial Certification OMT Performance Exam
    Oct. 16-19, 2020 @ Austin, Texas (in conjunction with OMED)
    Application deadlines: May 1, 2020; filing with late fees through July 1, 2020
  • Spring 2021 Initial Certification OMT Performance Exam
    March 18-21, 2021 @ Orlando, Fla. (in conjunction with the ACOFP convention)
    Application deadlines: Oct. 1, 2020; filing with late fees through Dec. 1, 2020

OCC/Recertification

  • OCC Component 4 Requirement
    Dec. 31, 2019: Deadline for diplomates with certificates expiring 12/31/2019 to complete all four required PPA modules
  • Spring 2020 OCC/Recertification OMT Performance Exam
    March 18-19, 2020 @ New Orleans, LA (in conjunction with the ACOFP convention)
    Application deadlines: Oct. 1, 2019; filing with late fees through Dec. 1, 2019
  • Spring 2020 OCC/Recertification Written (Cognitive) Exam
    May 2-16, 2020 @ PearsonVue testing centers nationwide
    Application deadlines: Oct. 1, 2019; filing with late fees through Dec. 1, 2019
  • Fall 2020 OCC/Recertification Written (Cognitive) Exam
    Sept. 21-Oct. 3, 2020 @ PearsonVue testing centers nationwide
    Application deadlines: May 1, 2020; filing with late fees through July 1, 2020
  • Fall 2020 OCC/Recertification OMT Performance Exam
    Oct. 16-19, 2020 @ Austin, Texas (in conjunction with OMED)
    Application deadlines: May 1, 2020; filing with late fees through July 1, 2020
  • Spring 2021 OCC/Recertification OMT Performance Exam
    March 18-21, 2021 @ Orlando, Fla. (in conjunction with the ACOFP convention)
    Application deadlines: Oct. 1, 2020; filing with late fees through Dec. 1, 2020

Geriatric Medicine

  • Spring 2020 Geriatric Medicine CAQ Initial Certification & OCC/Recertification Written Exam
    April 6-18, 2020 @ PearsonVue testing centers nationwide
    Application deadlines: Oct. 1, 2019; filing with late fees through Dec. 1, 2019

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