The below items are pre-approved items and do not require pre-approval. They will be allowed in the testing room upon visual inspection by the Test Center Administrator or Remote Proctored staff. Visual inspection will be done by examining the item without directly touching it and without asking the candidate to remove the item, unless otherwise stated below.

Items Additional Description
Arm / Shoulder Sling  
Braces Neck, Back, Wrist, Leg or Ankle
Cast/Cervical Collar Including slings for broken/sprained arms and other injury-related items that cannot be removed.
Cough Drops Must be unwrapped and not in a bottle/container
Earplugs Foam with no string
Eye Drops  
Eye Patches  
Eyeglasses Without case
Glucose Monitor

Includes test strips and lancets to pierce finger.

***Please Read this Notice Regarding Bluetooth-Enabled Medical Devices:  If you plan to use a Bluetooth-enabled medical device, such as a glucose meter, during your exam appointment, please note that only the medical device will be permitted in the testing room.  Any external remote-control device such as your cell phone may not be taken into the testing room. Your cell phone must remain in your locker during your exam appointment. If there is a need to take the external remote-control device into the testing room, you must apply and be approved for an accommodation from your testing sponsor.

Glucose Tablets  
Handled Magnifying Glass Non-electric, no case
Ice Pack  
Lip Balm Chap Stick  
Medical Alert Bracelet  
Medical Mask  
Non-electrical Heating Pad  
Nitroglycerin Tablets  
Pillow / Lumbar Support  
Pills Must be unwrapped and not in a bottle/container. Candidates may bring pills that are still in the packaging only if the packaging states they MUST remain in the packaging, such as nitro glycerin pills that cannot be exposed to air. (Note: Packaging will be inspected by a Test Center Administrator and a Center Problem Report will be submitted if compliance standards are not adhered to)
Service Animal Under the ADA, a service animal is defined as a dog that has been individually trained to do work or perform tasks for an individual with a disability.  The task(s) performed by the dog must be directly related to the person's disability. Some but not all service animals wear a special vest or collar or are licensed with certifications. All candidates will be asked if their animal is a service animal and if the answer is yes, our testing sites will proceed with check in.
Stool for Elevating Limb Candidates may bring a medical foot stool for the purpose of supporting an injured leg or foot. 
Surgical Facemask  
Tissue/ Kleenex Must be provided by the test center and for online proctored exams (must be provided by the candidate)
Walking Boot Casts Crutches if needed


Medical Device Attached to a person’s body


Additional Description




Colostomy Bag


Continuous glucose monitor

Including testing strips and packaging

Heart rate monitor


Insulin Pump


Oxygen tank

Must be self-contained and silent. If the oxygen makes noise, or if power is required, then an approval is required prior to scheduling

Spinal Cord Stimulator


TENS Units


Urine Drainage Bag

Including cleaning supplies



Communication Aid


Additional Description


Hearing Aid/Cochlear Implant


Vocal Cord Machine






Additional Description


Court Ordered Ankle Monitor


Head Coverings Typical head coverings may include, but are not limited to, hats, turbans, hijabs, scarves, and yarmulkes. Head Coverings claimed to be worn for medical reasons are also permitted. Typical medical head coverings may include scarves or ball caps.
Religious garments (e.g., face veil or burka/ burqa)
Religious objects / jewelry (e.g., Rosary beads, Kabbalah & Kara bracelets)
Kirpan The Kirpan must not exceed 7 inches in total length, including the sheath. If upon inspection, the Kirpan exceeds 7 inches, Prometric retains the discretion to exclude the Kirpan from the testing center. The Kirpan should be tightly secured to the Gatra (cloth strap that keeps the Kirpan tight next to the body and makes the Kirpan difficult to remove). It should be worn on a Gatra (cloth strap) underneath clothing so that it is not readily visible.


Items worn for religious purposes are permitted into the test room per Prometric's Standard Operating Protocol.  A Test Center Administrators will visually inspect each item.

These are Prometric-allowed items. Please check with your test sponsor as their accommodation procedures may differ. Please note any and all devices that have external communication capability such as cellular, wireless, Bluetooth, etc., require pre-authorization prior to test day and may not be allowed in the test lab. This also applies to devices that may sound audible alerts, vibrate, or otherwise emit sounds.