Accepted Forms of Payment

Preferred Forms of Payment for Computer-delivered Tests

  • Credit/Debit Card (American Express®, Discover®, JCB®, MasterCard® or Visa®).
    Note: Any credit/debit card branded with one of the five accepted credit card logos can be processed.
  • PayPal®
  • E-Check Service (drawn against U.S. bank accounts only)
  • Money Order/Certified Check/Voucher
  • If testing in Mainland China, refer to the instructions in your NEEA account for payment methods.
  • If you are testing in Nigeria, only Visa, PayPal and voucher numbers are accepted.

ETS reserves the right to add or delete payment options at its own discretion and without notice.

Preferred Forms of Payment for Paper-delivered Tests

  • Credit/Debit Card (American Express, Discover, JCB, MasterCard or Visa).
    Note: Any credit/debit card branded with one of the five accepted credit card logos can be processed.
  • PayPal
  • E-Check Service (drawn against U.S. bank accounts only)
  • Money Order/Certified Check/Voucher
  • Western Union® Quick Pay service — when completing the form, use the following under "Pay To": Company Name: Educational Testing Service; Company Code: GREPROGRAM NJ; Country: USA. Include your original Western Union Quick Pay Receipt with your form. Copies or facsimiles WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED as valid payment.

ETS reserves the right to add or delete payment options at its own discretion and without notice.

Other Forms of Payment

  • Payments may also be made by check. Make payable to ETS-GRE. If paying by check, please comply with the following:
    • Bank name and its address should be preprinted on the face of the check.
    • Check must have a preprinted check number.
    • Check must include candidate or payee name and address.
    • Check date CANNOT be over 90 days old.
    • New bank account starter checks missing the preprinted name and address are not acceptable.
  • Payments that are not made in U.S. dollars must be made in the following accepted currencies at the Telegraphic Transfer Selling (TTS) exchange rate of the U.S. dollar equivalent.
    • British pound
    • Canadian dollar
    • Euro
    • Japanese yen
  • Note that cash payments will not be accepted.
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