The total fee must accompany the application. Payment must be in U.S. dollars in the form of a credit card or check payable to the American Board of Clinical Lipidology. Failure to submit the fee in the correct form could result in the rejection of your application. A $300 nonrefundable application fee is incurred upon receipt of the application by the ABCL, regardless of eligibility outcome. The Examination Fee will be refunded if the candidate does not meet the eligibility requirements, does not submit a complete application in a timely fashion, or cancels (in writing) from the examination and certification process.*Please see the Cancellation Policy for more detail on refunds.
Regardless of its action on any application, the ABCL will retain a $300 nonrefundable application fee and will require candidates to pay all fees and meet eligibility criteria applicable at the time of any future application.
Telephone cancellations cannot be accepted. A written notice of cancellation must be received no later than two weeks prior to the scheduled examination for a refund less a $300 credentialing fee.
If you need to cancel or change your testing times you must notify us more than 72 hours before your actual exam time. If you cancel after the 72 hours regardless of reasoning, there is an additional $95.00 seating fee that will be charged back to you. No exceptions. Please take this into consideration when choosing your test date/time.