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Apply Now for the 2023 Part II Examination

The 2023 Part II Examination application is now open! The 2023 exam will be held remotely on April 26-29, 2023.

Candidates may apply online now until October 15, 2022, for the early-bird price ($1,910). If we receive your application between October 16 and 31, 2022, you will be assessed an additional $500 fee for late processing. The last day to apply for the exam is on October 31.

How to Apply
  1. Visit the ABPMR Exam Center

  2. Click 'Apply' in the Part II Examination module

  3. Sign into your ABPMR physician profile to complete the application

  4. Done! You can view the status of your application by signing into your physician profile and visiting the Exam Center.

Other Reminders
  • Candidates will not be permitted to pre-select dates, nor will the ABPMR accommodate any blackout dates or any type of date preference requests. Special accommodations can be requested; we will notify all candidates about the procedure for these requests.

  • You will take the exam on your computer from your home, office, or another quiet place. Read more about virtual exam safety and security, and preparing your space for the exam.

  • Know any colleagues eligible to apply for the exam? Don't forget to remind them to apply on time.

Looking for study resources?

Find all our Part II Examination resources— including the Part II Podcast, preparation tips, answers to FAQs, mock exam videos, and videos featuring examination experts— on our News Center. Visit the Part II Examination page for the exam outline, details about exam day, and even more resources to help you prepare for the 2023 exam.

We're Here to Help

Contact the ABPMR office at 507-282-1776 or if you need assistance logging into the website, have questions about the application, or need any additional information about the exam.

We wish you all the best as your prepare for the Part II Examination! Follow along on the ABPMR News Center and social media channels for more information and resources on the exam in the coming months.

Originally Published: September 15, 2022