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Oral Examination

Examination Dates and Information

October 2024 ABE Oral Exam Dates:
Thursday, October 17, 2024
Friday, October 18, 2024
Saturday, October 19, 2024
Location: St. Louis, MO

Registration for the October 2024 Oral Exam is closed.  Limited space is available on the exam waitlist.  Eligible Board Candidates may request their name be placed on the exam waitlist by emailing the request to

March 2025 ABE Oral Exam Dates:
Friday, March 7, 2025
Saturday, March 8, 2025
Location: St. Louis, MO

Registration for the March 2025 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.

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

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