Physician Cardiac Device Exam

Visit the CCDS application page to access the online application. You will be required to upload supporting documentation when prompted. Candidates who do not complete the application, including submission of payment, will not be eligible to take the exam. Register by the early registration deadline to take advantage of lower fees. Click here to view. Please visit IBHRE's Resources page and FAQ's for more information. Contact IBHRE at with any questions.


Exam Date


Instructions for retrieving score reports will be emailed to eligible candidates approximately 12 weeks after the exam date. Emailed instructions for retrieving certificates will be sent to successful candidates approximately 30 days after score reports are released.

Registration Opens date

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Early registration deadline date

Thursday, January 19, 2023

Applications received after the early registration deadline will be subject to the standard registration fee.

Final registration deadline date

Thursday, February 9, 2023

Applications will not be accepted after the final registration deadline. There are no exceptions. Eligible candidates will receive emailed instructions for retrieving scheduling permits approximately 12 weeks after registration closes. The permit will provide instructions for making an exam appointment at a Prometric testing center. Visit their website to locate a site close to you. Please note: Appointments are made on a first-come-first-served basis, therefore, scheduling as soon as you receive your permit is highly recommended. In addition, IBHRE is one of many organizations that contracts with Prometric for administration of its exams. Your first choice site may not be available. Contact IBHRE if you require assistance.


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