Test Center Information


The Part I ABS, Part II PAM, TMOD, and ACMO examinations are administered by computer at as many as 200 Pearson VUE test center locations. Upon completion of online registration, candidates will receive two emails. The first email will be an automatic confirmation from NBEO validating your registration. Once your registration is processed, you will receive a second email within 2 business days with instructions for contacting Pearson VUE to select your site. Candidates will select a single day to take their exam. Click here for a list of Pearson VUE test center locations. Candidates may schedule their exam for any time slot that is available at their chosen site.

1. Email from NBEO Confirming Registration

Subject: NBEO® Exam Confirmation

After your registration is processed, you will receive a second email within 2 business days providing the Pearson VUE instructions for selecting a test center. If you have any questions , please contact our Registrar at 704-332-9565, Press 1.

2. Email from NBEO with Instructions for Site Selection

Subject: Contact Pearson VUE ***Site Selection***

Your registration for the (date and test) examination has been processed. You may schedule an appointment at a Pearson VUE test center by the following instructions below. You are urged to schedule your appointment as soon as possible to ensure the widest selection of seats.

If, at any point, you are unable to review your registration through our website, please visit https://home.pearsonvue.com/nbeo to confirm your registration and seat selection.

Be sure to check you spam/junk mail folder in case the emails were indirectly routed.

If you need assistance with a site selection, contact Pearson VUE customer service at 800-359-3345.


If you wish to reschedule your exam to a different test center, you must contact Pearson VUE at least one business day (24 hours) prior to your exam appointment. New appointments are subject to availability at the time you contact Pearson VUE. There is no fee for rescheduling to a different test center.

If you wish to reschedule an examination for which you received an accommodation, you must contact the escalation scheduling number for assistance. Please note, that this process takes approximately two weeks to review and coordinate.

Pearson VUE Call Center: 800-359-3345


Part III, Injections Skill Exam, Laser and Surgical Procedures Exam

Clinical examinations are administered at the National Center of Clinical Testing in Optometry (NCCTO) located at:

National Center of Clinical Testing in Optometry
200 South College Street, Suite 2020
Charlotte, NC 28202