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.

ItemsAdditional Description
Arm / Shoulder Sling 
BracesNeck, Back, Wrist, Leg or Ankle
Cast/Cervical CollarIncluding slings for broken/sprained arms and other injury-related items that cannot be removed.
Cough DropsMust be unwrapped and not in a bottle/container. Wrappers must not have notes or writing on them.
EarplugsFoam with no string
Eye Drops 
Eye Patches 
EyeglassesWithout case
FacemaskMedical Face Mask, Surgical Mask
Glucose Tablets 
Handled Magnifying GlassNon-electric, no case
Ice Pack 
Insulin Pen 
Lip Balm Chap Stick 
Medical Alert Bracelet 
Medical Rubber Gloves 
Non-electrical Heating Pad 
Nitroglycerin Tablets 
Pillow / Lumbar Support 
PillsPills (must be unwrapped and not in a bottle/container). Candidates may bring pills that are still in the packaging if the packaging states they MUST remain in the packaging, such as nitroglycerin pills that cannot be exposed to air. (Packaging will be inspected by Test Center Administrator and a Center Problem Report will be submitted).
Service AnimalUnder 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 LimbCandidates may bring a medical foot stool for the purpose of supporting an injured leg or foot. 
Tissue/ KleenexTissue/Kleenex will be provided by the Test Center. For proctored exams, Tissue/Kleenex will be provided by the candidate
Walking Boot CastsCrutches if needed


Medical Device Attached to a person’s body


Additional Description


Colostomy Bag 
Heart rate monitor 
Oxygen tankMust 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 BagIncluding cleaning supplies


Please Read this Notice Regarding Bluetooth-Enabled Medical Devices:  If you plan to use a Bluetooth-enabled medical device 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 and silenced during your exam appointment.  An accommodation approval is required by your test sponsor If you are medically unable to disable the Bluetooth from your cell phone or test without your cell phone.

Bluetooth Enabled Medical Devices to a person's body


Additional Description


Hearing Aid/Cochlear ImplantBluetooth hearing aids can only be paired with one device at a time
Continuous Glucose Monitor - Including testing strips and packaging 
Insulin Pump 



Communication Aid


Additional Description


Vocal Cord Machine 





Additional Description


Court Ordered Ankle Monitor 
Head CoveringsTypical 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)
KirpanThe 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.