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Everything You Need to Know about the CAQ

From application due dates and examination fees to yearly statistics, we have everything you need to know about applying for and taking the CAQ in Head and Neck Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery.

CAQ Statistics

Times Taken Total Taking Examination Total Passing Examination Pass Rate
First Time Candidates 17 16 94%
Repeat Candidates 0 0 0%
Total / Overall 17 16 94%


It is the Candidate’s responsibility to be aware and meet all deadlines.

CAQ Application and Examination Dates
Examination Application And Application Fee Period April 2, 2018 through May 31, 2018
ABOMS Application Review Completion Deadline June 28, 2018
Applicant Notification of Approval/Denial Deadline July 20, 2018
Examination Registration and Fee Period July 20, 2018 through August 20, 2018
Examination Administration October 8, 2018 at Annual Meeting in Chicago
Examination Results Communicated December 3, 2018
Certification Effective Date January 1, 2019


The fees for the Application and Examination are required to be made using VISA, MasterCard, or American Express credit cards.

Application Fee

Examination Fee

Annual Registration Fee