Registering for the Test

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Registration closed for 2019

PSAT 8/9 registration has concluded for the 2018–2019 school year. We hope you'll consider the opportunity when registration opens again next fall!

Cost and financial aid

The PSAT 8/9 requires a nonrefundable $42 fee. Financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis for students who are eligible for free or reduced lunch. Find more details and instructions.

The timeline

Registration opens September 1 for current members and October 1 new members.

Test Date
Paper Registration Postmark Deadline
Online Enrollment Deadline




Wednesday, 11/28/2018

Monday, 12/10/2018


Wednesday, 12/26/2018

Monday, 1/7/2019


Deadlines are midnight eastern time.

Some test centers reach capacity before the deadline, so we recommend registering as early as possible.

Make-up days have been scheduled for Saturday, February 23, and Sunday, February 24, if a test center closes due to inclement weather.

Test center locations

Information on test centers for 2020 PSAT 8/9 testing will be posted in early September.

If you are an educator and your school is interested in hosting testing, please contact us by email at

Testing policies

Find details on testing policies in our Program Policies and Agreement section.


If you have a question about registering your student for testing, send us an email at Be sure to include your child’s name and your student’s TIP ID, if you have one.