Exam Dates, Fees, and Registration

 

Written Examination Dates and Registration

 

Examination

Date

Examination

Location

Registration

Opens

Registration

Closes

 

TBD,

2020

Pearson-VUE

Testing Centers*

November 1,

2019

January 17,

2020

 
OPEN
Due to COVID-19, Pearson Vue testing centers have suspended operations in the US and Canada until at least April 16.  We are working with Pearson Vue to determine a new date for the 2020 ABO Written Examination, and will continue to update all examinees and educators as we know further information.
 
  

Clinical Examination Dates and Registration

 

Scenario-based Oral Clinical Examination

*Registration will close on the specified date listed unless the exam fills prior to this date.  In the event that an exam fills, registrations will be allowed for waiting list only.

*Exam Schedules are sent 2 months prior to the start of the exam week. 

Examination

Dates

Examination

Location

Registration

Opens

Registration

Closes

 
         

Jul 28-31,

2020

 

 

St. Louis, MO

May 22,

2019

Mar 27, 2020

Or When Full

 

WAIT LIST

Nov 17-20,

2020

St. Louis, MO

May 22,

2019

Jul 17, 2020

Or When Full

 

WAIT LIST

 

Feb 23-26,

2021

St. Louis, MO

TBD,

2020

9:00 AM CST

Oct 23, 2020

Or When Full

 

CLOSED

 

Nov 16-19

2021

St. Louis, MO

TBD,

2020

9:00 AM CST

Jul 16, 2021

Or When Full

 

CLOSED

 

 

Banking Completion - Online BCE

*There are an unlimited number of seats available for this examination.  Online BCE's may be taken at anytime during the Examination Dates listed below.

Examination

Dates

Examination

Location

Registration

Opens

Registration

Closes

 

Jan 3-

Mar 25,

2020

 

Online

Aug 20,

2019

Dec 13,

2019

 
CLOSED

May 8-

Jul 16,

2020

 

Online

Dec 17,

2019

Apr 17,

2020

 

   OPEN  

Sep 11-

Nov 12,

2020

 

Online

Apr 21,

2020

Aug 14,

2020

 

CLOSED

Jan 8-

Mar 24,

2021

 

Online

Aug 18,

2020

Dec 11,

2020

 

CLOSED

May 7-

Jul 22,

2021

 

Online

Dec 16,

2020

Apr 15,

2021

 

CLOSED

 

Banking Completion - Mail-In Cases

*There are an unlimited number of seats available for this examination.  Cases must be received at the ABO office at least one week prior to the Exam Start Date.

Examination

Dates

Examination

Location

Registration

Opens

Registration

Closes

 

Jun 5-

Jun 7,

2020

 

Mail-in

Aug 20,

2019

Apr 30,

2020

 

  OPEN   

 

Banking Completion - BCOE Retake

*There are a limited number of seats available for this examination. 

*Exam Schedules are sent 2 months prior to the start of the exam week. 

Examination

Dates

Examination

Location

Registration

Opens

Registration

Closes

 

Jun 5-

Jun 6,

2020

 

Web-based/

Live

Aug 20,

2019

Mar 6,

2020

 

  OPEN   
 
 

Certification Renewal Examination Dates and Registration

 

Certification Renewal / Voluntary Renewal - BCE

*There are an unlimited number of seats available for this examination.  Online BCE's may be taken at anytime during the Examination Dates listed below.

Examination

Dates

Examination

Location

Registration

Opens

Registration

Closes

 

Jan 3-

Jun 25,

2020

 

Online

Aug 20,

2019

Jun 12,

2020

 
  OPEN   

Jul 7-

Dec 10,

2020

 

Online

Mar 17,

2020

Nov 27,

2020

 
 CLOSED

 

Certification Renewal / Voluntary Renewal - Mail-in Cases

*There are an unlimited number of seats available for this examination.  Cases must be received at the ABO office at least one week prior to the Exam Start Date.

 

Examination

Dates

Examination

Location

Registration

Opens

Registration

Closes

   

Jun 5-

Jun 7,

2020

Mail-in

Aug 20,

2019

Apr 30,

2020

  OPEN   

 

Fee Schedules
Written Examination Fees

Application

$           400.00

Registration

$           740.00

Written Examination Total

$        1,140.00

Written Re-Examination

$           740.00

 

 

Clinical Examination Fees

Scenario-based Oral Clinical Examination

$        1,875.00

Certification Renewal Examination

$           500.00

Voluntary Certification Renewal Examination

$           150.00

BCOE Re-Examination (Web-based) 

$           300.00

ICE Re-Examination (by Mail) / BCE

$       150/case

ICE Balance of Cases (by Mail) / BCE

 

 

$               0.00

Maintenance Fees

ABO Annual Fee  Pay Annual Fee

$           260.00

 

The ABO is approved under Section 3689 for test fee reimbursement with GI Bill funds for eligible examinees. For more information, visit http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/licensing_certification.asp.