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Upcoming Exam Dates & Deadlines

Please note that registration for the Spring 2021 OMT Performance Exam March 18-21, 2021 in Orlando, FL. (in conjunction with the ACOFP convention) has been postponed. Please check back in October for any available updates or email aobfp@osteopathic.org .

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)

Online Registration opened on Aug. 17, 2020

  • Spring 2021 EEIC Written (Cognitive) Exam
    Jan. 16-30, 2021 @ Pearson VUE  (This exam will be offered both at Pearson VUE testing centers and remotely through Pearson VUE’s OnVUE platform.)
    First Application Deadline: Oct. 31, 2020
    Final Application Deadline Dec. 15, 2020
  • Spring 2021 EEIC OMT Performance Exam
    March 18-21, 2021 @ Orlando, FL. (in conjunction with the ACOFP convention)
    Application deadlines: TBD

Initial Certification

Spring 2021 Online Registration will open Oct. 1, 2020

  • Spring 2021 Initial Certification Written (Cognitive) Exam
    April 5-18, 2021 @ Pearson VUE testing centers nationwide
    First Application Deadline: Dec. 31, 2020 (no late fees)
    Second Application Deadline: Jan. 31, 2021 ($100 late fee)
    Final Application Deadline: Feb. 28, 2021 ($150 late fee)

Fall 2021 Online Registration will open in April. 1, 2021

  • Fall 2021 Initial Certification OMT Performance Exam
    Oct. 22-25, 2021 @ Phoenix, AZ. (in conjunction with the OMED convention)
    First Application Deadline: May 31, 2021 (no late fees)
    Second Application Deadline: June 30, 2021 (late fees will apply)
    Final Application Deadline: July 31, 2021 (late fees will apply)
  • Fall 2021 Initial Certification Written (Cognitive) Exam
    Sept. 20-Oct. 3, 2021 @ Pearson VUE testing centers nationwide
    First Application Deadline: May 31, 2021 (no late fees)
    Second Application Deadline: June 30, 2021 (late fees will apply)
    Final Application Deadline: July 31, 2021 (late fees will apply)

OCC/Recertification

Spring 2021 Online Registration will open Oct. 1, 2020

  • Spring 2021 OCC/Recertification Written (Cognitive) Exam
    May 3-16, 2021 @ Pearson VUE testing centers nationwide
    First Application Deadline: Jan. 31, 2020 (no late fees)
    Second Application Deadline: Feb. 28, 2021 ($75 late fee)
    Final Application Deadline: March 31, 2021 ($125 late fee)

Fall 2021 Online Registration will open in April. 1, 2021

  • Fall 2021 OCC/Recertification Performance Exam
    Oct. 22-25, 2021 @ Phoenix, AZ. (in conjunction with the OMED convention)
    First Application Deadline: May 31, 2021 (no late fees)
    Second Application Deadline: June 30, 2021 (late fees will apply)
    Final Application Deadline: July 31, 2021 (late fees will apply)
  • Fall 2021 OCC/Recertification Written (Cognitive) Exam
    Sept. 20 – Oct. 3, 2021 @ Pearson VUE testing centers nationwide
    First Application Deadline: May 31, 2021 (no late fees)
    Second Application Deadline: June 30, 2021 (late fees will apply)
    Final Application Deadline: July 31, 2021 (late fees will apply)

Geriatric Medicine

  • Spring 2021 Geriatric Medicine CAQ Initial Certification & OCC/Recertification Written Exam
    April 5-11, 2021 @ Pearson VUE testing centers nationwide
    First Application Deadline: Dec. 31, 2020 (no late fees)
    Second Application Deadline: Jan. 31, 2021 ($100 late fee)
    Final Application Deadline: Feb. 28, 2021 ($200 late fee)

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