Dates & Deadlines


  • October 4th: Applications Due
  • October 7th: Application Late Deadline
  • February 2nd: Registration Forms Due
  • February 7th: Registration Form Late Deadline
  • March: Scheduling Permits Posted
  • April 9th: Withdrawal Deadline with Partial Refund
  • July: Results Available


  • July 1-March 31st: Case Collection Period
  • April 1st: Peer Evaluations Sent
  • April 20th: Case List Submission Deadline
  • April 25thCase List Submission Late Deadline
  • July: Registration Form & Notification of Selected Cases Available
  • August 1st: Registration Form Deadline
  • August 4th: Registration Form Late Deadline
  • August 14th: Last Date for Notification to Board Office of missing required documentation from Case Reports and request for 3 additional cases
  • August 18th: Case Report Upload Deadline
  • October: Case Report Cleared Notification after Examiner Review
  • October 9th: Withdrawal Deadline with Partial Refund
  • December 31st: Results Available


Computer Based Test at Prometric Test Centers throughout the United States and Canada


Internet Based Test




Requests for Special Consideration must be submitted by February 1 for consideration at the spring meeting and by September 1 for the fall meeting. 

Candidates must successfully complete both the Written and Oral Examinations required to achieve certification within 8 years after completion of plastic surgery residency training.