COVID-related testing information:

Testing candidates: Most Pearson Professional Centers (PPCs) are open for exam delivery. We also continue to deliver exams to any third-party test centers (PVTC and PVTC Selects) with the ability to operate, though some may be operating at limited or changed capacity based on their own discretion or in response to government mandates.

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ABIM Certification Testing

ABIM Certification Testing

Established as an independent nonprofit more than 80 years ago, the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) continues to be driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Taking the Knowledge Check-in at home or online

Get support for exam day issues

Learn more about how to get started with the Knowledge Check-In, including the pre-exam system check and access to the tutorial. It’s important that before registering for the Knowledge Check-In that you complete the required system check to ensure your computer meets the requirements. You can learn more about the system check and eligibility requirements at


Registration Process

In order to schedule a test appointment with ABIM, sign in to your ABIM Physician Portal.

Testing Outside the United States

If you choose to schedule your assessment appointment at a testing center outside of the United States or its territories, you will be charged an additional non-refundable international scheduling fee of $500 for a Certification exam or an MOC exam and $100 for the two-year Knowledge Check-in. This fee is waived for active members of the military.

Individual international test center locations may not be available during every exam administration. If the international test center you request is not available, please contact ABIM for assistance via email:

Last updated 2020-04-29