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Dates, Deadlines, and Fees

Test Date

The Fall 2014 BPS Examination will be held September 18, 2014 through October 4 2014.

Candidate Deadlines

Candidate Deadlines: In order to help assure the greatest probability that candidates receive their preferred test site and date, BPS recommends registering as early as possible. The following schedule has been established:

If you apply between: You will schedule your exam starting:
May 19 - May 31, 2014August 1, 2014
June 1 - June 30, 2014August 8, 2014
July 1 - August 1, 2014August 15, 2014

Applications for the Fall 2014 exam must be submitted by the August 1, 2014 deadline.
If a candidate requires accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the request must be submitted by August 1, 2014.


Certification application fee is $600

Certification retake application fee is $300
Only candidates who have failed the certification exam within the past year are eligible for the reduced rate.

All fees are subject to change at the sole discretion of the Board.

Payment Methods
Payments are made in US dollars by check, cashier's check, or money order made payable to Board of Pharmacy Specialties, or by credit card (VISA, MasterCard, American Express). Purchase orders can NOT be accepted.