Overview of Board Certification Process

The ABPP Examination Process and Guidelines

Exam Process Flowchart

Generic review of application by ABPP Central Office

Specific Credential Review by the Board

Notify Central Office of Board’s decision

Central Office notifies candidate

Mentor assigned

Work Sample Assigned to Examining Members of the Board

Notify Central Office (C.O notifies candidate & requests oral exam fees)

If necessary, a resubmission may be requested and the Candidate returns resubmission to the Examining Members of the Board

Oral Examination conducted and committee notifies Central Office of pass or fail

Central Office notifies Candidate of the result

Application Materials