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Taking the MCAT® Exam in Puerto Rico

Important Notice about Your Registration and Your Identification

It is very important that your name on your identification and the name with which you registered to take the exam are exactly the same. If you have two family names please remember to enter both in the registration system. The "Last Name" field accepts more than one name. Please do not register with a shortened name or nickname. If the name on your registration does not match the identification you bring to the test center, regretfully you will not be allowed to take the test and no refund will be issued. If you have any questions about this policy, please call prior to the Silver Zone registration deadline at 202-828-0690.

Es muy importante que su nombre en su identificación y el en que usted esta registrada sean exactamente igual. Si usted tiene dos apellidos por favor recordar poner los dos en el sistema del registro. El espacio de "Last Name" acepta más de un nombre. Si el nombre en que usted esta registrada y el nombre en su identificación que ocupará la fecha de su examen no son igual, lo sentimos mucho, pero no estará permitido tomar el examen. Si usted tiene cualquiera pregunta de esta política por favor llamar lo mas pronto posible al 202-828-0690.

How to Register for Puerto Rico Test Sites

When searching for test sites, use the following method:

1. Select your test date from the drop down menu.

2. Select the "State" option and select Puerto Rico from the drop down menu.

3. Continue with registration as normal.

Important ID Information

An acceptable form of identification must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be current (document must have expiration date that has not passed)
  • Have been issued by a government agency (driver’s license or passport)
  • Include a photo which can be used to positively identify you
  • Include your signature, which you will be asked to duplicate on test day

A day or two prior to your test date, check your test center location and make sure you have the current address of your test center. (Note: Occasionally, test center locations change from the original address.) You should check the address online.



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