Retake Exam

In the event a candidate does not achieve a passing score on the examination, the candidate may apply to retake the exam. The candidate must submit a signed application or retake request with a copy of the most recent exam score report. Exam Retake Request Form Applicants are given a maximum of three opportunities to successfully complete the examination within 12 months. If passing the examination does not occur after 3 attempts, applicants will be required to complete 8 hours of nephrology-related continuing education or attend and complete a nephrology educational program. A certificate of participation or passing grade must be submitted before taking a future BONENT examination.


Fees for Re-examination

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*After one year has lapsed since the candidate’s initial examination, appropriate documentation must be resubmitted with the exam application (reference letters, high school diploma, etc.)