The choice is yours. Take the GRE General Test at any of the more than 1,000 test centers in more than 160 countries, or take it from the comfort of your own home. Choose the location where you will feel most comfortable, so you can do your best on test day.
Learn how to submit your request for accommodations and register to test, and download the Bulletin Supplement for Test Takers with Disabilities or Health-Related Needs.
Registration information and policies
For an in-depth look at all of the GRE General Test registration policies and procedures, download the GRE® Information Bulletin. The Bulletin includes:
- Registration Checklist — a list to help you familiarize yourself with the various policies, services and registration options
- How to Register — information about how to register online through your ETS account or by phone
- Canceling and Rescheduling — the policies related to canceling or rescheduling your test
Registration forms and lists
- GRE® Fee Reduction Request Form (PDF)— Use this form if you are requesting a GRE fee reduction based on financial need, a GRE fee reduction for individuals who are unemployed, or if you were approved for a GRE fee reduction within the past year and are applying for a voucher to retest.
- GRE® Test Authorization Voucher Request Form for Test Takers with Disabilities or Health-related Needs (PDF)— Use this form to register for the GRE® General Test or a GRE® Subject Test with accommodations.
- GRE® General Test Authorization Voucher Request Form (PDF)— Use this form to register for the General Test if you’re paying with a paper check or money order.
The following lists provide codes that you’ll use during test registration.
Retaking the GRE General Test
You can take the GRE General Test once every 21 days, up to five times within any continuous rolling 12-month period (365 days). This applies even if you canceled your scores on a test taken previously.
The retaking a test policy will be enforced even if a violation is not immediately identified (e.g., inconsistent registration information). If the violation is identified after registration but before the test administration, the testing appointment will be canceled and test fees will be forfeited. If the violation is identified after test scores have been reported, the invalid scores will be canceled, score recipients will be notified of the cancellation and test fees will be forfeited.