All of the deadlines listed below are consistent with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), the administrator of the Sleep Medicine Examination.  To avoid a late registration fee, begin your application, submit appropriate fee and advance beyond the payment page prior to the "First Deadline to Submit Online Application" deadline.

2022 Examination Important Dates


Deadline Description Date

Registration Begins

(online applications available)

February 11, 2022

First Deadline to Submit the Online Application

($1,300; no late fee assessed if application is advanced beyond payment page by this date)

May 2, 2022

ABIM Begins Sending Email Communications with Test Center Reservation Instructions

February 25, 2022

Final Deadline to Submit Online Application

($1,400 fee; includes $100 non-refundable late fee)

June 13, 2022

Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation

June 13, 2022

Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements

June 20, 2022

Deadline to Make Official Name Change with the ABFM for Examination

June 20, 2022

Deadline to Select Testing Date/Location

(Please contact Pearson VUE to make changes or select Test Center)

August 15, 2022

Deadline to Withdraw from Examination without Seat Fee

November 18, 2022

Continuing Certification Examination Date

November 28, 2022

Examination Results To Be Determined


2023 Important Dates Coming in Late August 2022!