Board Examinations

The Board Qualification (Part 1) examination will be administered on Wednesday, May 15, 2019.

The Board Certification (Part 2) examination will be administered on Monday, October 7, 2019.

A second Part 1 examination will be administered on September 12, 2019, BUT DOES NOT ALLOW admission to the Part 2 examination in October 2019.  This application will be available after March 15, 2019.

Applications must be submitted no later than March 15, 2019.

The application for Board Qualification (Part 1) and Board Certification (Part 2) must be submitted electronically.  To submit the application, simply click on the link below, fill out all required fields and upload copies of the required documentation.

Have Questions About Your Eligibility?

The Am I Eligible tool below is available to assist you in understanding options available to you and should be used prior to starting the application process.

Testing Centers

The qualification and certification examinations will be offered at Pearson VUE testing centers nationally. Applicants will receive instructions on how to book their appointments about 6-8 weeks before the exam date. Appointment times and locations are based upon availability at the time of scheduling. For general information and to look up test centers, please visit the Pearson VUE website at

Access Practice Questions for Qualification (Part 1) Examination

ABPM now has an app for iOS/Android devices which contains practice questions to help prepare for the Part 1 (Qualification) examination.  To download the app, please search for ABPM in Apple iTunes or Google Play.

Important policy changes which may affect the 2019 examination cycle:

Click here for important information received by the JCRSB on Feb. 23, 2016, regarding the relationship of CPME approved fellowship training and eligibility to apply for ABPM Board Certification.


The American Board of Podiatric Medicine
1060 Aviation Blvd. #100
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

Phone: (310) 375-0700
Fax: (310) 861-0445

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