Registering for the Praxis® Braille Proficiency Assessment (0633)

The Praxis® Braille Proficiency test has two parts:

  1. A selected-response section assessing test taker’s ability to read Braille
  2. A performance-assessment section assessing test taker’s ability to produce embossed Braille text from printed text using both a slate and stylus and a manual braillewriter

Test Information

Test Fee:
Test Time:
4 hours
Test Code:

How to Register

Prior to registering, you must review The Praxis® Information Bulletin. The Bulletin contains program information, policies and contact information. Once you have reviewed the Bulletin, you can register for the Braille Proficiency test with a credit/debit card or PayPal® through your online account.

Register Online

Dates and Deadlines

Available inTest DateRegular DeadlineExtended Deadline
Virginia only 7/23/2016 6/23/2016 6/30/2016
Virginia and West Virginia 9/17/2016 8/18/2016 8/25/2016
Virginia and West Virginia 11/12/2016 10/13/2016 10/20/2016
Mississippi, Rhode Island, Virginia and West Virginia 3/18/2017 2/16/2017 2/23/2017
Mississippi, Rhode Island, Virginia and West Virginia 6/17/2017 5/18/2017 5/25/2017

Important Dates and Deadlines Information

  1. Not all test centers are open on all test dates.
    • Accommodations for test takers whose primary language is not English are offered on all test dates.
  2. Registrations must be received by ETS by the deadlines listed above. Online registration deadlines are effective until 11:59 p.m. ET on the specified date. There is an extended registration fee of $45 if you do not register by the deadline.
  3. Scores are only available online. Log in to your Praxis account to view your score report. If you feel you did not perform to your potential on the test, you have the option to cancel your scores before they are reported. To cancel your test scores, contact ETS via phone (1-800-772-9476) or email ( no later than 5 p.m. ET on the Monday following your test date. Once you cancel your scores, they cannot be reinstated.

Test Centers

Note: The Braille Proficiency test (0633) is currently required in Mississippi, Rhode Island, Virginia and West Virginia and the test centers are listed below.


CityCenter NameCenter Code
Cleveland Cleveland Career Development and Tech 24539
Clinton Mississippi College 02997
Hattiesburg University of Southern Mississippi 03013
Holy Springs Rust College 02990
Jackson Jackson State University 03008
Lorman Alcorn State University 02998
Meridian Mississippi State University 07350
Mississippi State Mississippi State University 03022

Rhode Island

CityCenter NameCenter Code
Kingston University of Rhode Island 00332
Newport Salve Regina University 00323
Providence Rhode Island College 00349


CityCenter NameCenter Code
Alexandria Brainseed Testing Center 24252
Charlottesville University of Virginia 02131
Emory Emory & Henry College 02218
Lynchburg Liberty University 02235
Norfolk Old Dominion University 02174
Radford Radford University 02209
Richmond Virginia Commonwealth University 02159
Roanoke Roanoke Higher Education 19513
Winchester Shenandoah University 02115
Wise University of Virginia at Wise 02217

West Virginia

CityCenter NameCenter Code
Athens Concord University 02248
Huntington Marshall University 02258
Morgantown West Virginia University 02274

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