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Oral Examination

Examination Dates and Information

October 2023 ABE Oral Exam Dates:
Thursday, October 19, 2023
Friday, October 20, 2023
Saturday, October 21, 2023
Location:  St. Louis, MO

The October 2023 ABE Oral Exam registration and waitlist are closed.  

March 2024 ABE Oral Exam Dates:
Friday, March 15, 2024
Saturday, March 16, 2024
Location: St. Louis, MO

Registration for the March 2024 Oral Exam is not yet open.  Please check back for when registration information will be sent via email to those who are eligible to take the exam.

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Candidates who may be 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