October prior to residency graduation year

Senior Residents are identified by Program Directors through the Board’s online tracking program.


Online Application information emailed to Senior Residents

April 3rd

Online Application Material, Registration Fee, state medical license and drivers license or passport are due.

All residents are required to upload a valid state medical license. There are no exceptions to this requirement.

June 1st

Online Residency Graduation Forms due from Plastic Surgery Program Directors.

July 2nd

Online Reply Form, Examination Fee and valid, full and unrestricted state medical license are due.

Reply Forms will be available only to those with approved applications.


Scheduling Permits will be posted on the Board’s website.Candidates schedule an appointment at a Prometric Test Center.

Permits are available only to those with an approved Reply Form to take the examination.


Written Examination Computer Based Test at Prometric Test Centers located in the United States and Canada.

The examination is approximately 6 hours in duration, with an optional 60-minute break period.


Timeline leading up to Oral Examination - 

November 8, 9, 10 2018



Information Letter and Case Collection Instructions mailed to candidates who are admissible to the Oral Examination


Written Examination administered


Written Examination – Results available

July 1st – March 31st

Case List Collection Period – preoperative and postoperative photos are required for cases selected for examination.

April 20th

Case List Submission with required documents and online Review Fee due.

July 9th

Announcement Information including list of Board Selected Cases for the Case Report examinations.

Reply Forms available online to those whose case list was approved.

An email notification will be sent when this information is available on your Oral Examination tab on the Board’s website.

August 1st

Final date for notification to Board of insufficient case report documentation.

August 6th

Reply Form, required documents in PDF format and Examination Fee due.

Online upload of Case Books.

August 22nd

Last date to upload case report documents


Cases cleared notification & Admission Form

November 8-10

Oral Examination in Phoenix, Arizona