Registering for the Praxis® Braille Proficiency Assessment (0631)

The Praxis® Braille Proficiency test has two parts:

  1. A selected-response section assessing test taker’s ability to read Braille
  2. A performance-assessment section assessing test taker’s ability to produce embossed Braille text from printed text using both a slate and stylus and a manual braillewriter

Test Information

Test Fee:
Test Time:
4 hours
Test Code:

How to Register

Prior to registering, you must review The Praxis Series® Information Bulletin. The Bulletin contains program information, policies and contact information. Once you have reviewed the Bulletin, you can register for the Braille Proficiency test with a credit/debit card or PayPal™ through your online account.

Register Online

Dates and Deadlines

Test Date Regular Deadline Extended Deadline Emergency Deadline Outside U.S. Deadline Monday Testing Deadline
9/12/2015 8/13/2015 8/20/2015 9/4/2015 7/16/2015 7/30/2015
5/21/2016 4/21/2016 4/28/2016 5/13/2016 3/31/2016 4/14/2016

Note: The Braille Proficiency test is currently required in Mississippi and Virginia; therefore, it is offered only at test centers in those states.

  1. Not all test centers are open on all test dates.
    • Accommodations for test takers whose primary language is not English are offered on all test dates.
  2. Registrations must be received by ETS by the deadlines listed above. Online registration deadline dates are effective until 11:59 p.m. ET on the specified date.
    • Extended Registration fee: $45
    • Emergency Registration deadline fee: $75
    • Emergency Registration is only available with online registration
    • Outside U.S. deadlines also apply to test takers in U.S. Territories (except U.S. Virgin Islands, which adheres to regular registration deadlines)
  3. Scores are only available online. Log in to your Praxis account to view your score report. If you feel you did not perform to your potential on the test, you have the option to cancel your scores before they are reported. To cancel your test scores, contact ETS via phone (1-800-772-9476) or email ( no later than 5 p.m. ET on the Monday following your test date. Once you cancel your scores, they cannot be reinstated.

Test Centers

Note: The Braille Proficiency test is currently required in Mississippi and Virginia; therefore, it is offered only at centers in those states.


City Center Name Center Code
Hattiesburg University of Southern Mississippi 03013
Jackson Jackson State University 03008
Lorman Alcorn State University 02998
Meridian Mississippi State University 07350


City Center Name Center Code
Charlottesville University of Virginia 02131
Emory Emory & Henry College 02218
Fairfax George Mason University 02073
Fredericksburg University of Mary Washington 02107
Lynchburg Liberty University 02235
Norfolk Old Dominion University 02174
Radford Radford University 02209
Richmond VA Commonwealth University 02159
Roanoke Roanoke Higher Education 19513
Winchester Shenandoah University 02115
Wise University of Virginia at Wise 02217

West Virginia

City Center Name Center Code
Athens Concord University 02248
Huntington Marshall University 02258
Morgantown West Virginia University 02274

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