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.

Medicine and Medical Devices

Additional Description

Arm/ Shoulder Sling





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

Ear Plugs

Foam with no string



Eye Drops


Eye Patches


Eye Glasses

Without case

Glucose Monitor

Includes test strips and lancets to pierce finger

Glucose Tablets


Handled Magnifying Glass

Non-electric, no case

Ice Pack




Medical Alert Bracelet


Non-electrical Heating Pad


Nitroglycerin Tablets



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)

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



Mobility Device

Additional Description










Comfort Accommodation

Additional Description

Service Animal

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.

Pillow/Lumbar Support   


Lip Balm / Chap Stick



Other Accommodations

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)


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.