GRE® Policies

Canceling Your Scores

Computer-delivered GRE® General Test

At the end of the test, you will be given the option to report (view) or cancel your scores. Once you view your scores, you cannot cancel them. You cannot cancel your score for one section of the test and have the scores for the remaining sections reported. Although you have the option to cancel your scores, consider very carefully before doing so because the score reporting choices available with the ScoreSelect® option allow you to report only the scores that you feel reflect your personal best.

Your scores will be reported to GRE® score recipients only at your request. If you cancel your scores, they will NOT be available for your review online or be reported to any score recipients. No refund will be made. Canceled scores are not added to your reportable history. If you wish to take the test again, you must reregister and submit another test payment.

Paper-delivered GRE General Test

At the end of the test, you will be given the option to cancel your scores. You cannot cancel your score for one section of the test and have the scores for the remaining sections reported. If you do not cancel your scores, they will be sent to the institutions that you designated during registration. If you cancel your scores, they will NOT be available for your review online or be reported to any score recipients. No refund will be made. Canceled scores are not added to your reportable history. If you wish to take the test again, you must reregister and submit another test payment.

Score Reinstatement — Fee US$50

You can reinstate scores that you canceled within 60 days after your test date. You can reinstate your scores online in your ETS Account. You can also mail or fax a completed Score Reinstatement Form with payment to the address or fax number indicated on the form.

Also, you can designate up to four free score recipients. If you do not select score recipients, you will have to pay US$27 per recipient to have scores sent at a later date.

Scores will be reinstated and reported approximately two weeks after your request for the computer-delivered test or on the approximate score report mailing date for the paper-delivered test. Your scores will be sent to your designated score recipients shortly thereafter.

Absence from a Test

If you are absent from a test administration, you will forfeit your test fee. Institutions will not receive any information about your absence or about any previous score you may have on file.

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