Initial Certification for Medical Physics

Requirements and Application

Last verified on June 29, 2017
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Candidates who have passed all of the Part 1 computer-based exam and their chosen medical physics specialty Part 2 computer-based exam(s) are eligible to take the Part 3 (oral) exam.


The initial invitation for the Part 3 (Oral) Exam is sent approximately five months prior to the exam. At that point, the candidate must accept the invitation and pay the exam fee.
Approximately two months before the exam, appointment forms are sent to those who have accepted the invitation and paid the exam fee. At this point, if candidates choose not to appear for the exam, they would be subject to a cancellation fee. More information is available on the Dates, Locations, and Fees page.