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We are the only medical specialty board worldwide devoted to advanced education in the biophysics of lasers and light in surgery, medicine and aesthetics to improve understanding and competency. The ABLS® Certification provides a valuable learning experience, promotes treatment efficacy and patient safety, and helps attract new patients.
We are laser-focused on the full spectrum of light education for all practitioners.

NEW: The ABLS Now Offers up to 28 CME Hours – Click EARN CME below to learn more.

To Submit ABLS Application and Payment:

Please download an Application Form by clicking button below.

Download APPLICATION (MS Word)

A full description of the application process and options for the $150 USD application fee (online by credit card for U.S. residents, with a PayPal account, or by check) are provided on the Application Form itself. If you are making an online credit card or PayPal account payment, you will click on the appropriate "Buy Now" button in the next column to go to the secure PayPal page and provide the appropriate information. An email confirmation will be sent to you should you choose to pay online. We suggest online payment to expedite your application. Online payment is accepted for most major credit cards for U.S. residents, and by PayPal account for non-U.S. residents.

U.S and non-U.S. residents can also remit by check. For non-U.S. residents, the check must be in USD drawn on a bank with a U.S. correspondent bank and with the month written out. For non-U.S. residents remitting by check, it is recommended that you consider making a single payment to cover both the Application Fee and Study Guide/Written Examinations Fee to save time and a second mailing.

If an application is not accepted or is withdrawn by an applicant, all fees will be returned except a $50 USD processing charge.

For Questions and Inquiries —

Please either email the Board at, or fill out the Contact Form below and click the SUBMIT FORM button. Be sure to adequately describe your COMMENT OR QUESTION.
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Online Secure Payment by Credit Card (U.S./Canada) or PayPal Account

For online payment of fees an email confirmation will be sent to you. Please click on the appropriate button below to make an online payment.

Pay with PayPal, PayPal Credit or any major credit card
Note all fees are in USD.

A. $150 USD for Application Fee for ALL APPLICANTS

Certification for NON-Cosmetic and NON-Dental Practitioners

B. $750 USD for Study Guide / Written Exams — US & Canada

C. $850 USD for Study Guide / Written Exams — Overseas (incl. FedEx shipping)

D. $750 USD for Oral Examination

E. $225 USD Written Exam Re-take Fee

F. $75 USD for Replacement Study Guide (incl. USPS shipping)

Certification for Cosmetic or Dental Laser Practitioners

G. $895 USD for Study Materials / Written Exams — US & Canada

H. $995 USD for Study Materials / Written Exams — Overseas (incl. FedEx shipping)

I. $750 USD for Oral Examination

J. $225 USD Written Exam Re-take Fee

K. $100 USD for Replacement Study Guide (incl. USPS shipping)

Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) for Existing Diplomates Only

L. $750 USD for CAQ in Cosmetic Laser Procedures

M. $100 USD for Replacement Stude Guide, if needed (incl. USPS shipping)

Replacement Certificates (incl. USPS shipping)

N. $50 USD for Replacement Certificates — U.S. & Canada (incl. USPS shipping)

O. $75 USD for Replacement Certificates — Overseas (incl. USPS shipping)

Optional Express Shipping for Replacement Study Guides / Certificates

P. $50 USD for FedEx Shipping – US & Canada

Q. $100 USD for FedEx Shipping – Overseas

Special Fees for Multi-Candidate Practices

R. $50 USD

S. $500 USD

T. $600 USD

V. $250 USD

W. $750 USD