Information to applicants

Welcome to the Qualification EXAM of EFS-ESSM CERTIFIED PSYCHO-SEXOLOGISTS to be held ito be held on Saturday 22 April 2023, 15:00-18:00 CET, ONLINE EXAMINATION

Important dates:

  • 9 October 2022 (23:30 CET) - Deadline for applications
  • End of October 2022/beginning of November 2022 - Notification of having been admitted to the online interview
  • Mid November 2022-Mid December 2022 - online interviews to discuss the clinical cases for final approval to sit the exam
  • End of December 2022– Notification of approval/denial to sit the exam
  • 22 April 2023 (19:00-22:00 CET CET)- Qualification EXAM of EFS-ESSM CERTIFIED PSYCHO-SEXOLOGISTS

Fee: 300 euros (to be paid only after notification of approval to sit the exam)


Type of event: The exam is an online examination. To take the exam, you will have to install and configure exam software on your laptop. Supported Computers are: (PC Windows 10 (64-bit), Mac 10.13 and later). The laptop must also have a working webcamera and microphone. 

When installing the software (1-2 weeks before the exam) you will have to agree to the exam terms. This inclueds but is not limited to: being recorded, monitoring of your computer, and the collected data processed by Artifical Intelligence.

What are the main steps in the registration process

1. You will click on create account below (unless you have registered before, then you will sign in). Click here to read more about how to create an account.

2. You will be asked to fill in standard information such as name and other details. You will be asked to upload some documents such as id/passport etc. After entering all information, click submit to proceed.

3. You will be asked to fill in information relating to the eligibility requirements, such as proof of training and similar details. You will be asked to upload documents ((in PDF format and tranlated into English) such as: 

  • Certificate of University degree in Psychology or Medicine and/or Psychiatry specialization.
  • Certification of psychotherapy training (required only for MDs that are not specialized in Psychiatry.
  • Certification of postgraduate training in sexology including relevant supervised experience.
  • Proof of licence to practice or equivalent registration from the respective authority in your country.
  • Two clinical case descriptions (a template will be provided on the application system). The clinical cases presented by the candidates should cover two different areas of sexology. The clinical cases should be described by analysing the issues of clinical assessment, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Two letters of recommendation in English (according to the template that will be available on the application system)

After entering all information, click submit to proceed. Please note that you must enter all documents.

Template for Recommendation letter

Template for Clinical cases

4. After this your application will be reviewed.

5. After a first review upon the documents provided, you will be invited for an interview with two supervisors for a discussion on the clinical cases presented during the submission      process; the interview will comprise two parts: a) opportunity to introduce oneself and relevant experience in sexology, b) discussion of clinical cases previously selected by the applicant. If there are problems with your application then you may be asked for other details or your application may be rejected. 

6. If your application fulfills the requirements and the interview recomendation; then you will be notified and asked for final payment to sit the exam.

Methods of payment

Payment of the application fee and exam fee for individual participants (which apply to most registrations)  must be made online via this registration system. This can be done using most major credit or debit cards.

There are two exceptions to this rule.

  • If your hospital (or other external party) wishes to pay for you or a group of colleagues via invoice and bank transfer then have them to contact and include information for which names they wish to pay for and address/email for invoice.
  • If you live in a country outside Europe where credit cards may not work (a few countries in Middle East and Africa), then you can also write an email to and state your name and which exam you are applying for. A small manual fee will be added to manually process the payment.

Please also make sure you read the Terms and Conditions for this application before you continue, as these contain important information.

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Application overview
  • Information to applicants

  • Application form

  • Qualifications

  • Manual review

    Your application will be vetted by an ECPS official committee. You will be notified by e-mail whether or not you are approved to move on to the next stage of interviews.
  • Registration fee

    After the notification of approval and payment of the registration fee has been received, your attendance at the exam will be guaranteed.