Stats / Fees / Timeline


The 2020 CAQ in Pediatric Craniomaxillofacial Surgery will be the first administration of the examination. There are no statistics to share at this time.


There are two fees associated with this examination that Diplomates will submit once they have completed their CAQ application. The CAQ application fee is $500 and the CAQ Examination fee is $1,500. 


The next CAQ in Pediatric Craniomaxillofacial Surgery will be administered at the 2020 AAOMS Annual Meeting in San Antonio.

CAQ Application and Examination Dates
Examination Application And Application Fee Period April 1, 2018 through June 1, 2020
ABOMS Application Review Completion Deadline June 30, 2020
Applicant Notification of Approval/Denial Deadline July 14, 2020
Examination Administration October 4, 2020 at Annual Meeting in San Antonio
Examination Results Communicated December 3, 2020
Certification Effective Date January 1, 2021