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Osteopathic Continuous Certification (OCC)

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142 East Ontario Street
Floor 4
Chicago, Illinois 60611

Phone 800-621-1773,
Extension 8267
Fax 312-202-8441

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Examination Fees for 2017

  • General Pediatrics Certification Examination: $1500
  • General Pediatrics OCC Cognitive Examination: $1300
  • Subspecialty Certification: $1700
  • Subspecialty OCC: $1400
  • Late fee: $300
  • Second late fee (less than 30 days prior to exam): $800

Additional Information Regarding Fees

  • Fees apply to this year only and are subject to change on a yearly basis.
  • All application documentation must be submitted by the first deadline or the candidate will incur a late fee.
  • Retake fees will be the same as the current yearly rate of the individual fee for the appropriate examination.
  • Candidates who are registered at a Prometric Center and wish to cancel or withdraw their examinations MUST contact the AOBP in writing 15 full days prior to their examination date. Candidates will NOT be able to cancel their appointments online. These candidates will be refunded the examination fee, less a $300.00 processing fee.
  • Any candidate who does not qualify to take the exam, for whatever reason, will have the examination fee refunded, less a $300.00 processing fee.



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