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Frequently Asked Questions

Individuals who are ineligible for the Equivalency Process because they failed the ACS three times, can reapply to the Equivalency Process by completing an online application form that will be available through the NDEB website in January 2022. Only those that failed the ACS three times are eligible to reapply. When an application is received, NDEB staff will confirm the individual is eligible to restart the Equivalency Process and the individuals existing NDEB online profile will be updated accordingly.
Individuals who were previously approved to participate in the Equivalency Process will not have to resubmit their educational credentials. They will however, be required to submit a notarized copy of current government issued photo identification, upload a recent photograph, and a provide a name change request form if required.
Yes, there will be a small administrative fee for reapplication to the Equivalency Process. When your application is received and it is confirmed you are eligible, the application fee will be added to your online profile, and you will be notified to make the payment.

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The National Dental Examining Board of Canada (NDEB) is committed to communicating with you in a respectful, professional manner. The same courtesy should be extended by you to our staff. Abusive behaviour or communications such as intimidation, shouting, threats, harassment, racist, discriminatory, or obscene statements made toward NDEB staff will not be tolerated.

Engaging in these behaviours may result in limited or restricted communications with you.

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Contact information

The National Dental Examining Board of Canada

340 Albert Street, 12th Floor
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1R 7Y6
Tel: 613-236-5912
Fax: 613-236-8386

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All correspondence must be directed to the NDEB office. You must not contact NDEB Board Members or examiners directly.

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday 8:30am – 3:30pm (EST)
Only authorized individuals will have access to the NDEB offices.