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Please Note: Candidates testing from 5/1/16 to 8/13/16 will be mailed their score reports within 90 days of test date.

IRS Special enrollment Examination

Individuals wishing to become an IRS Enrolled Agent must take and pass the Special Enrollment Exam (SEE).  Here are the steps involved.

Step 1

Create an Account

Effective March 1, 2016, all first time users must create a new Prometric account. Click here to access step by step instructions on how to create an account and establish a new user ID and password.

Step 2

Review the Candidate Information Bulletin

Before you sign up to take the SEE, please review the Enrolled Agent Special Enrollment Examination Candidate Information Bulletin. This bulletin will provide you with important information about the examination and the process for becoming an Enrolled Agent.

Step 3

Review Exam Content Outlines

Click below for a list of test topics for each examination part.

Click below to view the 2016 changes for each examination part.

Step 4

Prepare for your Exam

Step 5

Schedule Your Exam

The Special Enrollment Examination is a three part test. The Examination parts can be taken in any order.

The easiest way to schedule an exam is online.

  1. Login to your account
  2. Select “Schedule Now” next to the test name under “Ready to schedule”.
  3. Select Test Center, Date & Time, and pay for your exam – This completes the scheduling process.
  4. Select Schedule and pay for your exam.

After scheduling your exam, please review your appointment confirmation email to ensure that you have the correct exam, date, time, and testing location.

Test Accommodations Candidates

If you require testing accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please call Prometric at 800.967.1139 to obtain an accommodation request form. Prior to submitting an ADA Application, please ensure that you have an existing Prometric Account. Reasonable testing accommodations are provided to allow candidates with documented disabilities recognized under the ADA an opportunity to demonstrate their skills and knowledge.

Test Accommodations Candidates should submit a completed ADA Application, including their Prometric ID Number, along with professional documentation of the disability to help us determine the necessary testing arrangements. Thirty days’ advance notice is required for all testing arrangements. There is no additional charge for these accommodations.

Step 6

Important Test Day Checklist

  • Review your appointment confirmation email to confirm your appointment time.
  • Arrive at the testing center at least 30 minutes prior to your appointment.
  • Review driving directions. Allow sufficient time for travel, parking, locating the test center, and checking in. Depending on the location of the testing facility, note that additional parking fees may apply. Prometric, Inc. does not have the ability to validate parking.
  • Bring a valid, non-expired government-issued ID with a current photo and signature.
  • Consider wearing layers of clothing, which can be removed due to variability in temperature in the test area.
  • If bringing bottled water and necessary prescriptions, please note that these items must be kept in your test center locker for access if needed.
  • Consider bringing your own soft ear plugs or use the test center-provided sound dampening ear phones to decrease distractions during the test.

Testing fees are generally not refundable or transferable. In very limited situations such as death of the candidate or accidentally signing up for the examination twice for the same date and time, refunds will be considered. Click here to access the Refund Form and Submit the completed Refund Request Form to Prometric per instructions.

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HELPFUL REMINDER

Don’t forget to print out your confirmation!