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The ParaPro Assessment

Demonstrate your essential knowledge and skills


ParaPro Registration

The ParaPro Assessment is computer delivered continuously throughout the year at home and in test centers throughout the country.


Before You Begin

Before you begin, review the ParaPro Assessment Information Bulletin for registration information, ID requirements, fee and payment policies, and procedures.

Testing options

Learn more about your different testing options.

Test Center Testing

Find test centers near you and learn more about test center registration and test fees.


At Home Testing

Learn more about at home testing registration and fees, and make sure you meet the equipment and environment requirements.

Testing accommodations

Some test takers may need to follow a different process to schedule their tests. Be sure to read these policies if they apply to you.


Accommodations for test takers with disabilities or health-related needs must be requested before you register for a test. You’ll need to use both the Bulletin and the Bulletin Supplement to complete your request and register.


Extended test time for test takers whose primary language isn’t English, referred to as PLNE accommodations, is available. Test takers who meet requirements will be allowed 50% additional testing time. We recommend you submit your PLNE accommodation request by email. There may be delays in processing PLNE accommodation requests submitted by mail. To learn about the requirements and PLNE accommodation requests, see the Bulletin (PDF).

If you’re requesting PLNE or disability accommodations, you’ll need to use the following code lists to complete the Registration Form (PDF) :


Test retake policy

Whether you test at home or a test center, you must wait at least 28 days after your previous test date before you take the test again.