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How to Apply

If you are a graduate of an accredited dental program, have successfully completed a Qualifying or Dental Completion Program, or have completed the NDEB Equivalency Process, you are eligible to apply to the Certification Process.

Before starting your application, download and complete the Certification Process Form. The Application Guide provides an overview of each document.

Application to the NDEB Certification Process is done online. All documents, including the Certification Process Form, must be sent by mail to the NDEB office.

To apply you will need:

  • a current photograph in JPEG or PNG format
  • a valid credit card

Frequently Asked Questions

After completing the Equivalency Process, a new profile will be created for you. You will receive an email once your information has been transferred to the portal for Graduates of Accredited Dental Programs.
If you graduated from an accredited dental program more than five years (60 months) ago, you must apply for Special Consideration to be a candidate. You can download the Special Consideration Application Form. The form explains the document requirements for Special Consideration Applications.