Civilian (college student), non-eligible military, and self-funded military test takers, click here to schedule.

IMPORTANT: If you want a copy of your score report mailed to your school/institution, please note the 4-digit site code. You will need to enter this at time of scheduling your appointment.

DSST Registration Instructions:

1. Take your exam online:

If you are a DANTES Eligible military test takers register here.

Civilian & non-eligible military test takers can register by clicking "Schedule" under Remotely Proctored Exam in the side menu, or via this link: register for an online exam here.  

Review the ProProctor User Guide and confirm your computer’s compatibility to allow remote proctoring.  Remote proctored online exams are offered using Prometric’s ProProctor™ application. For a remotely proctored exam, you must supply the computer which must have a camera, microphone and an internet connection and be able to install a lightweight app prior to the test event. You will be able to take the exam online while a Prometric proctor is overseeing the examination process remotely.

To confirm that your computer and network will allow testing through ProProctor™ click here.

Please note: Principles of Public Speaking is not available to be taken online

2. Take your exam at a test center:

Take your exam at a Prometric Test Center by clicking "Schedule" under Test Center Exam in the side menu, or via this link: register online.


Take your exam at a NTC (National Testing Center) by registering in-person at your nearest location. Find the nearest NTC location here.

Eligibility Requirements For Military Test Takers


Service Members: All "actively-serving" members of the U.S. Military Services, including the National Guard, Reserve components, Coast Guard, and Coast Guard Reserve members must have and maintain a valid government-issued Common Access Card (CAC) to be eligible for DANTES funding.

U.S. Coast Guard Spouses: Spouses of active duty and Coast Guard Reserve members must have and maintain the Uniformed Services Identification and Privilege Card, DD Form 1173 to be eligible for DANTES funding.

Air Force Civil Service Employees: Non-contract Air Force civilian employees are eligible for DANTES-sponsored CLEP testing, but must test at on-base or at fully-funded test centers.

Personnel not funded by DANTES include the following:

• Inactive Guard, Inactive Reserve, and Coast Guard Auxiliary

• Military Retirees

• Separated/Discharged Veterans

• DoD Acquisition Workforce Personnel

• Spouses, Dependents, and Civil Service employees of active duty Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Air Force

• Spouses, Dependents, and Civil Service employees of National Guard and Reserve components

• Employees of the Coast Guard and Coast Guard Reserve


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