Important Dates

The first step in becoming certified is to fill out an application to verify eligibility. Upon approval, you may register for the Certified Director of Assisted Living examination.

The exam is available for computer-based testing at local test centers (appointment required). Check for local test centers in your area.

Occasionally the CDAL exam may be offered in conjunction with an industry event, such as a conference. If there are such opportunities for testing, the dates will be listed below.