Registered Dental Assistant Examination
Michigan RDA Examination
The Michigan RDA examination consists of both a clinical and a written portion. Please see the RDA Exam Brochure on this website for more information.
To take this examination and become registered in Michigan, an applicant must submit an application to the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Professional Licensing. You can download an Application Packet at this website or to request an application packet which will include examination information, email us at BPLHelp@michigan.gov or call 517-373-8068.
To be eligible for the examination, the application, fee and required documentation must be submitted to the Bureau of Professional Licensing by the deadline date listed below. Please mail to:
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Bureau of Professional Licensing
PO Box 30670
Lansing, MI 48909
Applicants must have graduated from an accredited Registered Dental Assistant program that has been approved by the Board.
The Bureau of Professional licensing will mail out an admission letter with complete information concerning the exam approximately 10 to 14 days before the exam. The applicant will receive information on the location and time of the exam along with a map and any additional information needed.
Results are reported approximately six to eight weeks following the examination date.
RDA Exam Date
Friday, January 8, 2016 at
|Tuesday, December 1, 2015|
|Friday, May 13, 2016 at
Grand Rapids Community College
|Friday, April 1, 2016|
Friday, August 19th, 2016 at
|Friday, July 8, 2016|