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In response to the Coronavirus outbreak and as a precautionary measure against the spread of the outbreak, Pearson VUE is temporarily closing its China-based testing centers and suspending exam delivery through our third-party, China-based test center network effective January 27, 2020 to ensure the health and safety of testing candidates and Pearson VUE employees. Read more »
At this time, our intention is for exam delivery within these locations to remain suspended through February 2020, in alignment to the guidance provided by local authorities, the World Health Organization, and others. However, we will continue to monitor the situation and act upon any new guidance provided related to the safety of our candidates and employees.
All exams originally scheduled to be taken within this timeframe have been cancelled, and candidates will either receive a refund (if paid to Pearson VUE) or extension as determined by your exam sponsor.
Testing candidates are encouraged to regularly check Pearson VUE’s website, pearsonvue.com for scheduling availability updates. Upon receiving confirmation that operations are safe to resume, we will then work to reschedule all testing candidates.
To schedule, reschedule or cancel an exam:
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* Windows-based PC required; Tutorial is not available for Mac platforms
Prior to scheduling a testing appointment, you must:
If you have questions regarding the NBHDE application process, please visit www.ada.org/en/jcnde, e-mail the JCNDE at email@example.com, or call the JCNDE office at 800.232.1694.
There is a $25 transaction charge for every testing appointment rescheduled, whether via the call center or the website.
The name on your ID must match exactly with the name on your NBDHE application file. If you have conflicting IDs, you will be refused admission to the Pearson VUE Test Center and, as a result, will miss your scheduled appointment and forfeit your application fee. Name changes must be submitted in writing via email to firstname.lastname@example.org at least two weeks prior to testing and include your DENTPIN, government issued photo ID and legal name change document(s) when applicable. If you have any questions concerning types of acceptable identification, please call the DTS office at 800.232.1694.
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