National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners


COMLEX-USA Examination Series

The Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination of the United States (COMLEX-USA) is a three-level, national standardized exam designed for licensure for the practice of osteopathic medicine. The COMLEX-USA series is designed to assess osteopathic medical knowledge, knowledge fluency, clinical skills, and other competencies essential for practice as an osteopathic generalist physician.

Passing COMLEX-USA is also a requirement for attaining a DO (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine) degree from colleges of osteopathic medicine in the United States, and for entry into and promotion within graduate medical education (residency) training programs.

Exam Information

Other NBOME Examinations

Services & Resources for Health Care Organizations

The NBOME offers services and resources for several health care organizations. Assessments for many of these organizations will be offered at Pearson VUE beginning in 2023.

Need more information?

Contact NBOME Client Services

Last updated 2024-04-03