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Checking In for Your GRE® General Test at Home

  • At your appointment time, click the Start Your Test URL located in your test appointment ETS confirmation email. You'll have up to 12 minutes after your scheduled time to begin your check in. If you haven't checked in by that time, your test will be canceled and your fee will not be refunded.
  • Select "Start Session."
  • Complete the authentication steps, which include showing your ID to the proctor. The name on your ID must match the name on your account.
  • The proctor will review the exam rules and request access to your computer screen for monitoring purposes.
  • The proctor will ask you to use either a handheld mirror or cell phone to show your computer screen.
  • The proctor will ask you to use the camera on your computer to show a 360-degree view of the room, including your tabletop surface.
  • The proctor will launch the ETS Test Browser and enter the ETS ID and password to access the test.
  • Expect this process to take approximately 20 minutes.