Please note that CAPDA is a non-profit organization and that the fee is determined on a cost-recovery basis.  Currently, the breakdown of fees is as follows:

  • Initial application fee is $250.00.
  • Once your application has been accepted, there is a $750.00 fee for review of your written samples.
  • There is a $2,500.00 fee for your participation in the oral examination process. 
  • There is a yearly maintenance fee of $100.00 that CAPDA Diplomates must pay to retain their diplomate status.


Initial Application Fee
Written Samples Review Fee
Oral Examination Fee
Yearly Maintenance Fee