Future Exam Administration Dates

Both the ABO and the NCLE Basic and Advanced Certification Exams will be offered during the same administration periods.

The examination schedule for the calendar year 2018 is:


February 1-15, 2018 Exam Administration
Regular registration will open on July 15, 2017; Regular registration ends on January 8, 2018
Late registration ends January 15, 2018

May 1-15, 2018
Regular registration will open on January 16, 2018; Regular registration ends on April 1, 2018
Late registration ends April 15, 2018

August 1-15, 2018
Registration opens April 16, 2018; Regular registration ends on July 1, 2018
Late registration ends July 15, 2018

November 1-15, 2018
Registration opens July 16, 2018; Regular registration ends on October 1, 2018
Late registration ends October 15, 2018