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Pricing Considerations

Refunds

Within the first thirty days of enrollment a candidate may request a refund. No refund request form will be accepted if it is submitted more than 30 days after the date of the original payment to the American Board. Candidates eligible for a refund will receive 80% of their enrollment fee. No preparation materials are eligible for a refund. All refund requests must be in writing via the American Board refund request form.

* Retake payments are not eligible for refund
* Installment plans are not eligible for refund

There are no extenuating circumstances which will result in an exception to this policy.

Extension Requests/Subject Area Changes

All candidates requesting an extension or subject area change after enrolling in an American Board certification program are assessed fees. The extension fee extends customer eligibility for a period of 6 months. Extension fees or subject area changes can be paid directly to the American Board by any of the methods listed below:

Accepted methods of payment:
Direct purchase using MasterCard, VISA, American Express, Discover
Money order made payable to The American Board, Inc.
Cashier’s check made payable to The American Board, Inc.

Reactivation Fees

Any candidate who has been inactive for 6 months or more after your initial certification year and wishes to re-activate their account needs to pay the full amount of their certification program. Reactivation fees can be paid directly to the American Board by any of the methods listed below:

Accepted methods of payment:
Direct purchase using MasterCard, VISA, American Express, Discover
Money order made payable to The American Board, Inc.
Cashier’s check made payable to The American Board, Inc.

Questions?

We are available to answer your questions via email, chat or phone. Reach out to us with any questions you have about completing your certification through our program.

Call 1-866-445-5258 to speak with our Candidate Services Team or click the button below to email us.