You will be asked to confirm that you have read the Guide
and agree to the rules and regulations.
A DENTPIN® will be required in order to apply to take the test. If you have previously applied for, or taken, the DAT, NBDE, or NBDHE you already have a DENTPIN®. To retrieve your DENTPIN®, register for a DENTPIN®, or for more information click here.
The NBDE Applications can be found on the left navigation. Examination fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. There are no exceptions. Your credit or debit card will be charged when you submit your application.
The name on your IDs must match exactly with 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. Your previous fee will be forfeited.
Electronic Notification of NBDE Eligibility
The timeline for processing your application depends on your status as an applicant. The eligibility requirements are outlined in the Guide. Once 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.