FAQ’s

Payment Questions

Yes, you will be responsible for paying the retake fee for portions of the exam you need to retake. Click on the following link to review exam fees: CDCA Exam Fees

No, your exam fee covers malpractice insurance only for the examination.

For security reasons, we do not take payments over the phone. Please use the online registration service to complete your payment.

No, just be sure, in all cases, that the cardholder name and billing address are accurate.Only Visa and Mastercard are accepted for payment.

No, our payment system cannot handle such transactions. Payment must be completed in full. We only accept Visa and Mastercard.

The system is set up so payments must be made within 72 hours of registration. We cannot grant extensions. You will need to register again in the future.

No, it is a supplemental exam that must be registered and paid for separately. Only candidates seeking licensure in Florida should register for this exam.

Payment by check must be received by the registration deadline.

Payable to: The Commission on Dental Competency Assessments
Address: 1304 Concourse Drive, Suite 100
Linthicum, Maryland 21090
Note: Add your CDCA candidate # and the exam you are registering for
Attn: Jean Parker/Shirley Nolan

You must include your name and the exam you are paying for in a letter that should go along with the check or money order. If a school is paying for several students, a list of all students names and exams must be included with the payment.

Please contact a team member if you have any questions.

Host schools charge for the use of their facility, or may require a refundable deposit. Site usage fees must be paid to the school before you take the exam. The “Facility Fee and General Information sheet” will provide detailed information about the facility fee and instruments provided by the school. You can download this information from the “calendar” tab on the CDCA main website.

* Please note: Some schools have requested the CDCA to collect the facility fee payment on their behalf. For those schools, the facility fees will be automatically added to the candidate account upon registration. If you have any questions, please Contact Us.