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Apply to Take the ADAT

Thank you for your interest in applying for the ADAT. The ADAT application is closed until next spring. Please continue reading and check this page regularly for updates and additional information.

When applications are being accepted again, you can start the ADAT application process, by obtaining a DENTPIN® and reading the official ADAT Guide.  On the terms and conditions page of the application, you will be asked to confirm that you have read the Guide and agree to the rules and regulations. 

Keep in mind testing fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. There are no exceptions. Your credit or debit card will be charged when you submit your application.

When inputting your name, use the name as it appears on your official government issued identification, such as a driver’s license or passport. When you arrive at the test center, the name on the IDs you present must match exactly the name on your application or you will be denied admission to test. If you are denied admission, you will need to submit a new application and you will forfeit your previous fee.

To request testing accommodations under the American’s with Disabilities Act, download and complete the ADAT Accommodations Request Form (PDF).

If you are a student attending a nonaccredited dental education program, download and complete the Certification of Eligibility (PDF) and mail the original document to the address stated on the form.

Electronic Notification of ADAT Eligibility

During the application, you will be asked your status as a student or graduate. Processing times vary based on this status. After your application has been processed, you will receive an email notification concerning your eligibility to test and instructions for scheduling an appointment. Please check your spam folder if you are unable to locate the notification before you contact the Department of Testing Services for assistance.