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Change or Cancel an Assessment

Change Your Test Center Location for the Traditional MOC Exam

To change your test center location, sign into your Physician Portal, go to My Assessments and select the green “Change Appointment” button, except for:

Cancel Your Exam Registration

The My Assessments page in your Physician Portal lists the exams for which you have registered.

To cancel your exam registration for the traditional, 10-year MOC exam:

  1. Sign into your Physician Portal
  2. Go to My Assessments
  3. Select the exam
  4. Click the red "Cancel Assessment" button
  • You must cancel your registration for admission to a scheduled exam through your Physician Portal. ABIM will not accept cancellations by phone.
  • Important: Cancellations cannot be processed by Pearson VUE.
  • When cancellation is received by 11:59 p.m. ET two (2) days prior to the scheduled examination date, the exam fee will be credited to a future exam (Example: For exams scheduled October 11, the cancellation deadline would be 11:59 p.m. ET on October 9.)
  • The exam fee is forfeited if cancellation is received after 11:59 p.m. ET two (2) days prior to the scheduled examination date, or if an admitted candidate fails to appear for the exam.
  • Active military personnel may be eligible for an exam credit. E-mail request@abim.org for more information.
  • Pearson VUE will send you a cancellation confirmation email.

Responsibility for Deadline Compliance

It is the sole responsibility of the candidate to be aware of and comply with registration deadlines. In fairness to all candidates, ABIM adheres firmly to its published deadlines for registration and late registration for its examinations. Candidates are encouraged to apply early in the registration period. The MOC Assessment Information section provides an overview of the assessments in each specialty, how to schedule and how to prepare.