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Oral Examination

Examination Dates and Information

The October 2022 Oral Exam registration is now open.

October 2022 ABE Oral Exam Dates
Thursday, October 20, 2022
Friday, October 21, 2022
Saturday, October 22, 2022
Location:  St. Louis, MO

For the October 2022 ABE Oral Exam:  ABE staff will send out notification via email on March 7, 2022 with a link to registration to all candidates who are eligible to challenge the Oral Exam.  If you don't see the email in your inbox, please always check your "Spam", "Junk" or "Other" folders.

Click on the links below to learn more about the Oral Examination:

For candidates concerned about when they will be able to take the oral exam, please note that you can switch tracks and submit your Case History Portfolio as the second stage of the three-part ABE board certification process. There will be no penalty or additional fees to make this switch.  If you would like to switch tracks, please email your track change request to our office at