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Exam Dates and Fees

2017 GENERAL PEDIATRICS CERTIFYING EXAMINATION FEES
Registration Type Fee
Regular $2,265
Late $2,610 (includes $345 late fee)
 

 

2017 GENERAL PEDIATRICS CERTIFYING EXAMINATION
Exam Date: October 16 - 18, 2017
Regular Registration January 18, 2017 - April 3, 2017
Late Registration April 4, 2017 - May 15, 2017
 

 

IMPORTANT: Computer technical difficulties, operator error or difficulties arising from username or password problems (eg, forgotten password or inability to log into the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) application system due to an inconsistency with the spelling of names) must be resolved and the application completed and submitted before the 3:00 pm Eastern Standard or Eastern Daylight Time deadline. Please be aware that it can take up to 48 hours (excluding weekends) to resolve certain technical difficulties. The ABP makes every effort to assist with these issues promptly; however, applicants are responsible for verifying their ability to apply well before the deadline. No exceptions will be allowed for applicants who miss the application deadline. 

  General Pediatrics Certification Examinations and Fee 2017 Schedules

The deadline to register is 3 pm EST/EDT by the registration dates noted below. The exam will be offered at computer testing centers over a three-day period. Each candidate will take his or her exam on one of the three days.

General Pediatrics fees, which include the non-refundable processing fee, are charged to your credit card (Visa/MasterCard/AmericanExpress) at the time you submit your online application.

2017 Documentation, Withdrawal and Test Accommodation Deadlines

Applicants who are first-time registrants and who graduated from a medical school outside the US or Canada must submit a copy of the medical school diploma, with translation if necessary, and the ECFMG certificate (or acceptable substitution) by June 30, 2017.

Applicants must ensure that the ABP receives a copy of a valid (current), unrestricted license to practice medicine, or a request for foreign license equivalency by October 2, 2017. Waivers of the license requirement will not be granted. Read the "Licensure Policy".

If an applicant for the exam does not meet the October 2, 2017, licensure deadline, the application will be disapproved and no refund will be issued. In order for the applicant to receive a refund of the exam fee ($1590), a signed notification of withdrawal from the examination must be received by the ABP by the deadline of September 15, 2017.

If an application is disapproved for the certifying examination for reasons other than failure to meet the licensure requirement, the examination fee will be refunded. Neither the processing and evaluating fee nor the late fee is refundable.

Withdrawals

An applicant may withdraw from the exam and receive a refund of the exam fee ($1590) if a signed notification of withdrawal is received by the deadline of September 15, 2017. Fees are not transferable.

If an application is disapproved for the certifying exam for reasons other than failure to meet the licensure requirement, the exam fee will be refunded. Neither the processing evaluating fee and evaluating fee nor the late fee is refundable.

Test Accommodations

Applicants who require test accommodations must notify the ABP by submitting a completed New Request Form or Repeat Request Form.