National Board Exams

Students enrolled in any of the 9 colleges of Podiatric Medicine are required to pass Parts I & II of the American Podiatric Medical Licensing Exam (APMLE) series before beginning residency training. Part III of the APMLE is taken during residency. The APMLE series is overseen by the National Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners. More information about the NBPME can be found on their website at

For more information about the all 3 parts of the APMLE, including registration materials and practice tests, please visit

NBPME Liaison, Ishani Jetty, can be reached at

Prometric Presentation: Test development process review (March 2016)

APMLE Exam Dates

Part I Test Date                                                                        

October 2, 2019

Online Registration Available: August 5, 2019
Registration Deadline: September 20, 2019

Part II Test Date

February 25, 2020

Online Registration Available: February 4, 2020
Registration Deadline: February 22, 2020

CSPE Exam Dates

Part II Test Date

August 20 - November  
Online Registration Available: August 15, 2019
Registration Deadline: TBD

Part II Test Retake

February 12-19, 2020
Online Registration Available: January 24, 2020
Registration Deadline: TBD

**Part III

December 4, 2019
Online Registration October 7, 2019
Registration Deadline: November 22, 2019

**State Board Deadlines Differ (Check with the State Board. A directory is listed in the Candidate Bulletin)**

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