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On occasion, the best-laid plans need to be changed. Please understand that changes incur administrative costs both for ABA and our exam partner, Castle Worldwide. 

Should you need to cancel or reschedule your exam after application, please review the fee schedule and procedures below.

Please note that fees and refunds are based on the dates applicable to your current exam registration.


Before Application Due DateAfter Application Due Date4 Days or Less Prior to Scheduled Exam Date or End of the Exam Window

Transfer

to a future exam date/window
No fees$175 fee to ABAEntire Exam Fee Forfeited - No Changes Permitted

Reschedule

within the same CBT exam window
No fees
$50 fee to Castle if a testing date had been selected
 
Entire Exam Fee Forfeited  - No Changes Permitted

Cancel

Refund of Exam Fee minus $100 application feeRefund of Exam Fee minus $275Entire Exam Fee Forfeited - No Changes Permitted

ABA will consider waiving fees in case of a medical emergency.  Requests will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and supporting documentation may be required.  All change and cancellation requests must be made in writing to ABA. Fees are subject to change without notice.

Transfer to a Future Exam Date/Window

  • ABA will permit up to two (2) consecutive transfer requests for any reason. Should you not take the exam after the second transfer request, ABA will cancel your registration and provide a partial refund of your exam fee per the fee schedule above. Should you wish to take the exam in the future, a new application and full fee is required.
  • Send your request to transfer your registration to a future window in writing to [email protected]. A $175 fee applies.
  • Requests to transfer will not be honored with less than 4 days prior to the scheduled exam date or the end of the exam window and the entire exam fee will be forfeited.

Reschedule Within the Same CBT Exam Window

  • To reschedule your exam date within the same exam window, access Castle’s online scheduling system (referenced in your Notice to Schedule). Your request must be made 4 days or more prior to your testing date appointment or the entire exam fee will be forfeited. A $50 fee applies.

Cancel

  • Send your cancellation request in writing to [email protected].
  • ABA will refund the exam fee minus $275 up until 4 days prior to the scheduled exam date or end of the exam window.
  • The entire exam fee is forfeited if you cancel less than 4 days prior to the scheduled exam date or end of the exam window.

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