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Examination Dates and Locations

Update: Registration opening and closing dates for the April 2023 NDECC sessions have been changed. Registration will now open on February 7, 2023 at 10 a.m. and close on February 20, 2023 at 9 p.m.
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Examination dates and locations subject to change.

Examination Dates

NDECC

Exam Date8 - 9 February 2023 Registration Deadline12 December, 2022 21:00 EST
Registration is closed

NDECC

Exam Date13 - 14 February 2023 Registration Deadline12 December, 2022 21:00 EST
Registration is closed

NDECC

Exam Date6 - 7 February 2023 Registration Deadline12 December, 2022 21:00 EST
Registration is closed

NDECC

Exam Date1 - 2 February 2023 Registration Deadline12 December, 2022 21:00 EST
Registration is closed

Assessment of Fundamental Knowledge (AFK)

Exam Date1 - 2 February 2023 Registration Deadline03 January, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration is closed

Dental Specialty Core Knowledge Examination (DSCKE)

Exam Date10 February, 2023 Registration Deadline04 January, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration is closed

NDECC

Exam Date6 - 7 March 2023 Registration Deadline16 January, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration is closed

NDECC

Exam Date8 - 9 March 2023 Registration Deadline16 January, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration is closed

NDECC

Exam Date15 - 16 March 2023 Registration Deadline16 January, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration is closed

NDECC

Exam Date13 - 14 March 2023 Registration Deadline16 January, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration is closed

NDECC

Exam Date27 - 28 February 2023 Registration Deadline16 January, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration is closed

NDECC

Exam Date1 - 2 March 2023 Registration Deadline16 January, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration is closed

Virtual OSCE

Exam Date26 March, 2023 Registration Deadline31 January, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration is closed

NDECC

Exam Date17 - 18 April 2023 Registration Deadline13 February, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 07 February, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date1 - 2 May 2023 Registration Deadline20 February, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 07 February, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date26 - 27 April 2023 Registration Deadline20 February, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 07 February, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date24 - 25 April 2023 Registration Deadline20 February, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 07 February, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date19 - 20 April 2023 Registration Deadline20 February, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 07 February, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date5 - 6 June 2023 Registration Deadline13 March, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 28 February, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date10 - 11 May 2023 Registration Deadline13 March, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 28 February, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date29 - 30 May 2023 Registration Deadline13 March, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 28 February, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date31 May - 1 June 2023 Registration Deadline13 March, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 28 February, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date24 - 25 May 2023 Registration Deadline13 March, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 28 February, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date17 - 18 May 2023 Registration Deadline13 March, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 28 February, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date8 - 9 May 2023 Registration Deadline13 March, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 28 February, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date1 - 2 May 2023 Registration Deadline13 March, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 28 February, 2023 10:00 EST

Assessment of Clinical Judgement (ACJ)

Exam Date3 - 4 May 2023 Registration Deadline03 April, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration is open

Virtual OSCE

Exam Date6 June, 2023 Registration Deadline08 May, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 01 March, 2023 10:00 EST

National Dental Specialty Examination (NDSE)

Exam Date29 June, 2023 Registration Deadline15 May, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 22 March, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date12 - 13 July 2023 Registration Deadline15 May, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 01 May, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date10 - 11 July 2023 Registration Deadline15 May, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 01 May, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date5 - 6 July 2023 Registration Deadline15 May, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 01 May, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date4 July, 2023 Registration Deadline15 May, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 01 May, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date17 - 18 July 2023 Registration Deadline15 May, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 01 May, 2023 10:00 EST

Assessment of Fundamental Knowledge (AFK)

Exam Date12 - 13 August 2023 Registration Deadline05 June, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 08 March, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date11 - 12 September 2023 Registration Deadline12 June, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 30 May, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date16 - 17 August 2023 Registration Deadline12 June, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 30 May, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date14 - 15 August 2023 Registration Deadline12 June, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 30 May, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date9 - 10 August 2023 Registration Deadline12 June, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 30 May, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date2 - 3 August 2023 Registration Deadline12 June, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 30 May, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date31 July - 1 August 2023 Registration Deadline12 June, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 22 May, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date26 - 27 June 2023 Registration Deadline12 June, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 30 May, 2023 10:00 EST

Dental Specialty Core Knowledge Examination (DSCKE)

Exam Date8 September, 2023 Registration Deadline02 August, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 18 April, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date18 - 19 October 2023 Registration Deadline14 August, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 01 August, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date30 - 31 October 2023 Registration Deadline14 August, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 01 August, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date11 - 12 October 2023 Registration Deadline14 August, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 01 August, 2023 21:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date23 - 24 October 2023 Registration Deadline14 August, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 01 August, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date16 - 17 October 2023 Registration Deadline14 August, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 01 August, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date25 - 26 October 2023 Registration Deadline14 August, 2023 22:00 EST
Registration open date: 01 August, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date13 - 14 November 2023 Registration Deadline11 September, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 29 August, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date15 - 16 November 2023 Registration Deadline11 September, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 29 August, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date20 - 21 November 2023 Registration Deadline11 September, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 29 August, 2023 10:00 EST

NDECC

Exam Date6 - 7 November 2023 Registration Deadline11 September, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 29 August, 2023 10:00 EST

Assessment of Clinical Judgement (ACJ)

Exam Date23 - 24 November 2023 Registration Deadline18 October, 2023 21:00 EST
Registration open date: 21 June, 2023 10:00 EST
Locations for Equivalency Process Examinations-98

The Assessment of Fundamental Knowledge (AFK) is offered in two formats, electronic delivery at Prometric test centres and booklet format offered at select exam sites.

The ACJ is administered electronically at Prometric testing centres.

For additional location details visit the Equivalency Process dates and locations page.

Locations for Certification Process Examinations-685

The Written Examination and OSCE are administered at locations across Canada and select US and international locations. Available locations for the exam will be listed when you login to register.

Locations for National Dental Specialty Examination (NDSE)-401

The NDSE will be offered at Prometric test centres in Canada and the United States. A complete list of available locations will be visible when you register.

Locations for Dental Specialty Core Knowledge Examination (DSCKE)-7

The DSCKE will be administered at Prometric test centres across Canada. A complete list of available locations will be visible when you register.