2023 23rd CTH® Exam Application

2023 23rd CTH® Exam Application

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The CTH® certificate recognizes professionals who have demonstrated expertise in the unique Body of Knowledge associated with travel medicine care and consultation.  

ISTM will offer its 23rd Certificate of Knowledge™ in Travel Medicine live in In-person: Sunday, 21 May 2023 at CISTM18 in Basel, Switzerland in the Plenary room at the Convention Center. 

The deadline to apply to take the exam has been extended to 30th April 2023.


Please note that there are 3 REQUIRED components to this exam application. You must complete all 3 components in order for your application to be considered. If you fail to complete the required components you will not be allowed to enter the exam on exam day. 

1. Applicant Questionnaire 

2. Terms of Service (TOS) Acknowledgement

3. Photo Identification Upload

Please note that Non-ISTM Members must create ISTM profiles to apply to take the examination. Click here to create your profile then submit your application through the member application link.

Special Accommodations:

If you need special accommodations for the examination, please email learning@istm.org and submit your request within 30 days of the exam date. 

Handouts Available:

1. Candidate Bulletin

2. CTH® Mark Use Policy

3. Exam packet - you will receive your exam packet once all exam applications have been reviewed and accepted, no later than 21 April 2023.

Future Exam Dates:


Additional Information:

1. You will receive at least two emails from ISTM: (1) An initial confirmation of receipt of your application and payment and (2) Once your application has been reviewed and accepted, you will receive an email with your exam packet that includes complete exam instructions. You may receive additional emails if any updates need to be communicated so please make sure to read any emails from learning@istm.org and add us to your safe-senders list so the emails do not go to your spam folder. 

2. Scoring: Please note that you will NOT receive a score immediately after taking the exam. Pass/Fail information will be emailed after the psychometricians have reviewed all of the completed exams. Please be patient as grading may take 8 to 10 weeks. In the interim, neither this system nor the ISTM Secretariat will have pass/fail information.

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Applicant Questionnaire
12 Questions
12 Questions Please complete these questions to the best of your ability. Responses are required and will be verified. "Not applicable" answers will result in a rejected application.
TOS Acknowledgement
Agree to terms to continue.
Agree to terms to continue.
Photo Identification
Upload 1 files to pass.
Upload 1 files to pass. Please read the instructions and upload your photo identification.