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How to Register for an SLS Test

Before You Register

Register Online

  1. Log in to your account.
  2. When confirming your account information, verify your email address is correct. ETS will use that email address to communicate important information.
  3. On your account home page, select Register for a Test.
  4. Choose the test(s) you wish to take on the Search and Select Tests page.
  5. On the Schedule Tests page, choose a date and time for your test(s).
  6. Follow the directions to continue your registration and pay for your test, using a credit/debit card or PayPal®.

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Register by Mail

  • Complete the Test Authorization Voucher Request Form and mail it to ETS. If you're outside the United States, reference the Citizenship & Country or Region Codes/Abbreviations to fill out your form.
  • Once your request is processed, a voucher number will be sent to you, along with instructions on how to register. Allow three weeks for delivery of the voucher.
  • If you registered for a test center appointment, print your admission ticket from your SLS account and bring it with you to the test center. Your ticket will not be mailed to you.

Register by Phone

If you have previously created an SLS account online, you may register by phone. There is an additional $35 fee to use this service. At least three days before your test date, call 1-800-772-9476 (TTY 1-800-275-1391), Monday–Friday from 8 a.m.–6 p.m. ET, and pay by debit/credit card.