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Eligibility and Registration

Preparing for the ILE

Exam Accommodations

Important Test Day Info

Exam Results

Score Transfer Letters

FAQs


Requirements for Success

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International Licensing Examination for Hearing Healthcare Professionals (ILE)

The International Licensing Examination for Hearing Healthcare Professionals, known as the ILE, is a proprietary examination that is owned and copyrighted by the International Hearing Society (IHS). It is used as the written licensing examination for hearing aid specialists in 44 states and 5 Canadian provinces.


To take the ILE, you will first need to be deemed eligible by your state or provincial licensing agency.



Eligibility and
Registration


Preparing for
the ILE


Exam
Accommodations





Important Test Day
Information


Exam
Results


Score Transfer
Letters





Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about the ILE.


Requirements for Success

It is important that all individuals behave according to standards of professional conduct. Learn how to behave professionally before, during, and after the licensing exam.