Dates & Deadlines


  • February: Application Available
  • April 3rd: Applications Due
  • April 9th: Application Late Deadline
  • August 2nd: Reply Forms Due
  • August 8th: Reply Form Late Deadline
  • September: Scheduling Permits Posted
  • September 20th: Withdrawal Deadline with Partial Refund
  • December 20th: Results Available


  • July 1-March 30: Case Collection Period
  • April 1st: Peer Evaluations Sent (New!)
  • April 22nd: Case List Submission Deadline
  • April 26th: Case List Submission Late Deadline
  • July 9th: Reply Form & Notification of 5 Selected Cases Available
  • August 1st: Last Date for Notification to Board Office of missing required documentation from Case Books
  • August 6th: Reply Form Deadline
  • August 9th: Reply Form Late Deadline
  • August 22nd: Case Report Upload Deadline
  • October 15th: Withdrawal Deadline with Partial Refund
  • October 16th: Hotel Reservation deadline with reduced rate for room block
  • mid-October: Case Report Cleared Notification after Examiner Review
  • December 27th: Results Available


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.