Registration Checklist

Complete the following steps to register for the THEA IBT.

1. Contact the institution to determine if you are able to take the THEA IBT at the institution.
Refer to "Test Sites."
2. Set up your THEA IBT account.
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3. When you register for the THEA IBT, you will be asked to provide the following information:
  • Name
  • Address
  • Daytime telephone number
  • Last four digits of your social security number
  • Student ID number (provided by your institution)
  • Date of birth
  • E-mail address (NOTE: The e-mail address [and password] used when setting up your account will also be used to access your test.)

Note: To correct your name, social security number, or date of birth, see "How do I update my personal or contact information?" in the "THEA Frequently Asked Questions" (FAQs) for THEA Internet-Based Test on this Web site.

4. Request alternative testing arrangements, if applicable.
You may download the Alternative Testing Arrangements Request Form for THEA IBT from the "Alternative Testing Arrangements" page or the "IBT Forms (PDF)" page.
5. Review the background questions.
When you register for the THEA IBT, you will be asked to answer some background questions. Refer to "Background Questions" to prepare answers to the questions you will be asked during registration.
6. Review the Rules of Test Participation.
Before you register, you must read and agree to abide by the policies stated in "Compliance with Testing Rules," including the Rules of Test Participation, and all procedures contained on the current THEA program Web site.
7. Contact the institution to set up an appointment to test.
If alternative testing arrangements have been approved for you, you must notify the test center when you schedule your test appointment.

Cancellation and Rescheduling

You must contact the test center to cancel or reschedule a test appointment.