The California DWC has CLOSED registration for its April 6 - 12, 2024 QME Competency Examination

When is the next QME Competency Examination hosted by California DWC? 

The next examination will be held from April 6 - 12, 2024 however, registration is now CLOSED. 

The DWC will offer another QME Competency Examination in October 2024. 


When is the deadline to register and apply

For the October 2024 QME Competency Examination, the DWC will likely open registration from July - August. Please go here for instructions on how to register for the Competency Examination and to apply to become a QME:

https://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/MedicalUnit/QME_page.html


Important Notes When Applying

VERY IMPORTANT - You must complete the BOTH the Application for Appointment as a Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME Form 100) as well as the "Registration for QME Competency Examination" form to take the QME Exam!

The application form and the registration packet must be correctly completed, so please see our page about how to become a QME and how to complete the exam registration paperwork:

How to become a QME 

The QME Competency Evaluation is held at Pearson VUE testing centers throughout California. What can be expected at a Pearson VUE testing center?

https://home.pearsonvue.com/Test-takers/Resources.aspx#what-to-expect