How to Register for the NBDE Part I

To be eligible to take the NBDE Part I, your dental school must certify that you have completed all the necessary course requirements included in the tested content of Part I. Graduates of international dental schools must have their official dental school transcripts verified by Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.

For more information, to request a Part I or Part II Candidate's Guide, or to receive an application to take the exam, contact:

The Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations
211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 600
Chicago , Illinois 60611-2637

There is a $260 fee to take the NBDE Part I.