Register for the Computer-delivered GRE® revised General Test

The GRE® revised General Test is offered year-round as a computer-delivered test in most locations around the world. Appointments are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. Register early to get your preferred test date and test location: online or by phone.

Register to Test in the United States, Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico or Canada

There are two ways you can register for the computer-delivered GRE revised General Test in these locations: online or by phone.

Important: The name you use when you register for a GRE test must exactly match (excluding accents, apostrophes and spaces) the name on the identification (ID) documents that you will present on the day of your GRE test. If it does not, you may be prohibited from taking the test or your test scores may be canceled after you take the test. For example, a last name of Fernandez de Córdova would be entered as FernandezdeCordova.

Online Registration

  • You need to create or have a My GRE Account to register online.
  • Use an American Express®, Discover®, JCB®, MasterCard® or VISA® credit/debit card or a voucher number. Note that ETS reserves the right to add or delete payment options at its own discretion and without notice.
  • Online registration is not available for test takers with disabilities or health-related needs. Please see Disability Accommodations.
  • If you are paying with a paper check or money order, you will need to request an Authorization Voucher by mail.

Phone Registration

  • Use an American Express, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, or VISA credit/debit card or a voucher number. Note that ETS reserves the right to add or delete payment options at its own discretion and without notice.
  • Call the test center directly or Prometric® Services at 1-443-751-4820 or 1-800-473-2255.
  • A confirmation number, reporting time and test center address will be given to you when you call.
  • Test takers with disabilities or health-related needs, please see Disability Accommodations.
  • If you are paying with a paper check or money order, you will need to request an Authorization Voucher by mail.

Requesting an Authorization Voucher by Mail

You will need to request an authorization voucher by mail if you are paying with a paper check or money order.

  • Download and complete the computer-delivered GRE revised General Test Authorization Voucher Request Form.
  • Mail the authorization voucher request form with a paper check or money order with the appropriate payment to the address printed on the form, allowing up to three weeks for processing and mail delivery.
  • When you receive your authorization voucher, you can register online, call the test center directly or call Prometric Services at 1-443-751-4820 or 1-800-473-2255 to schedule an appointment.
  • An appointment to test must be made prior to the expiration date on the authorization voucher.
  • If you lose your authorization voucher, contact ETS. Only one replacement will be issued.

Register to Test Outside the United States

There are two ways you can register for the computer-delivered GRE revised General Test outside the United States: online or by phone.

Note: Individuals in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Korea or at additional testing locations outside of the Prometric test center network must register online through a My GRE Account.

Important: The name you use when you register for a GRE test must exactly match (excluding accents, apostrophes and spaces) the name on the identification (ID) documents that you will present on the day of your GRE test. If it does not, you may be prohibited from taking the test or your test scores may be canceled after you take the test. For example, a last name of Fernandez de Córdova would be entered as FernandezdeCordova.

Online Registration

  • You need to create or have a My GRE Account to register online.
  • Use an American Express, Discover, JCB, MasterCard or VISA credit/debit card or voucher number. Note: American Express, Discover, JCB and MasterCard are NOT accepted for 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.
  • If you are testing in Mainland China, refer to the instructions in your NEEA account for payment methods.
  • For testing in Hong Kong, Taiwan or Korea additional accepted forms of payment include: E-Check (drawn against U.S. bank accounts only) and PayPal Information.
  • Online registration is not available for test takers with disabilities or health-related needs. Please see Disability Accommodations.
  • If you are paying with a paper check or money order, you will need to request an Authorization Voucher by mail.

Phone Registration

  • Use an American Express, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, VISA credit/debit card or a voucher number. Note that ETS reserves the right to add or delete payment options at its own discretion and without notice.
  • Call the appropriate Regional Registration Center (RRC) at least two business days before your preferred test date.
  • A confirmation number, reporting time and the test center address will be given to you when you call.
  • Phone registration is not available to examinees testing in Nigeria.
  • Test takers with disabilities or health-related needs, please see Disability Accommodations
  • If you are paying with a paper check or money order, you will need to request an Authorization Voucher by mail.

Requesting an Authorization Voucher by Mail

You will need to request an authorization voucher by mail if you are paying with a paper check or money order. Once you receive your authorization voucher, you will be able to register online or by phone.

  • Download and complete the Computer-delivered GRE® revised General Test Authorization Voucher Request Form.
  • Mail the authorization voucher request form with a paper check or money order with the appropriate payment to the address printed on the form. Allow up to three weeks for processing and mail delivery.
  • When you receive your authorization voucher, you can register online, call the test center directly or call Prometric Services at 1-443-751-4820 or 1-800-473-2255 to schedule an appointment.
  • An appointment to test must be made prior to the expiration date on the authorization voucher.
  • If you lose your authorization voucher, contact ETS. Only one replacement will be issued.

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