DO Alternate Pathway Fees

DO Alternate Pathway Fees

Fees are subject to change. See additional information for DO Alternate Pathway candidates.

Annual Program Fees

Four-Year Plan Appointment Fee
*2017 Administration Fee $765
2017 Annual Fee $1165
*Administration fee is a one-time, nonrefundable fee due at the time of submission of documents for approval to the Alternate Pathway for Initial Certification.
You will be sent your annual invoice in January of each year, as long as you are in the certification process. The fee amount is subject to adjustment by the ABR each year. All fees are nonrefundable.

Additional Fees

The following tables show additional fees that may apply.
Penalty Fee Description Amount
General Late Registration Fee Registration form not filed by due date. $400
General Late Payment Fee Annual fee not paid by due date. $100
Qualifying Exam  Cancellation Fee (up to exam date) Cancelled appointment after registration period has closed.* $300
Qualifying Exam  Exam No-Show Fee Did not appear for exam after registering for testing site and scheduling exam.* $500
Certifying Exam Cancellation Fee (up to exam date) Cancelled appointment after registration period has closed.* $300
Certifying Exam Exam No-show Fee Did not appear for exam after registering for testing site and scheduling exam.* $500
 
*Payment is required to continue in the certification process. Any exam fees paid for the cancelled/missed administration will be applied to the next exam attempt; however, a new annual fee may be due in the interim.
 
Fee Description Amount
Re-exam Fee* If you do not fully pass an exam, a re-exam fee may be assessed and you will be placed in the next year’s exam. $640
 
*Administration fee is included and nonrefundable.
 
Payment may be made by Visa™, MasterCard™, or American Express™, or eCheck only (U.S. currency). Payment by cashier’s check or money order will not be accepted. If your payment is declined for any reason, you will be charged a $100 processing fee.