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March 14-17, 2024
Welcome to our new site!
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Candidate Exam Handbooks
Candidate Exam Handbooks are available for Basic, Advanced and Practical exams.
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Register for an ABO and/or NCLE Basic, Advanced or Practical Exam.
Education providers can submit speaker approval forms, course approval forms, and CEC requests.
Basic Candidate Handbook
Why Be Certified
ABO & NCLE is pleased to announce that there are now two different ways to take the ABO & NCLE Examinations - in person (as were done in the past), and in-home Remote Proctored Examinations. Currently, the ABO Basic, NCLE Basic, ABO Advanced, and NCLE Advanced Examinations are the only exams authorized for Remote Proctored Examinations based on the state you are in.
Currently, the following states have approved the use of Remote Proctored Examinations: