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 2016 and 2017 is:


2016 and 2017

November 4 - 21, 2016 Exam Administration
Regular registration will open on April 9, 2016 and ends on October 1, 2016
Late registration ends on October 8, 2016

February 1 - 15, 2017 Exam Administration
Regular registration will open on August 1, 2016 and ends on January 8, 2017
Late registration ends on January 19, 2017

May 1 - 15, 2017 Exam Administration
Regular registration will open on October 1, 2016 and ends on April 1, 2017
Late registration ends on April 8, 2017

August 10-24, 2017 Exam Administration
Regular registration will open on February 1, 2017 and ends on July 1, 2017
Late registration ends on July 8, 2017

November 1 - 15, 2017 Exam Administration
Regular registration will open on March 1, 2017 and ends on October 1, 2017
Late registration ends on October 8, 2017