Two examinations are required for ACVS certification: the Phase I Surgical Knowledge Examination and Phase II Surgical Competency Examination.
- Phase I should be taken during the residency, during year 2 if eligibility requirements are met.
- Phase II is taken after completion of the residency and acceptance of credentials.
View the Phase I and Phase II examination pages for the most up-to-date information. Future examination dates are available as well.