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How to Apply

Special Notice

The deadline to submit documentation for participation in the May 2024 Virtual OSCE is May 13, 2024.

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 the Application Guide. The Application Guide provides detailed instructions on how to submit your documents.

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, eligibility to register will be in your current profile
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.