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Test Takers Needing PLNE Accommodations (ESL)

Testing accommodations (extended testing time) are available for eligible SLS test takers whose primary language is not English (PLNE). Test takers who meet ETS requirements will be allowed 50% additional testing time. This accommodation is available at all test centers on all dates. Some exclusions apply.

How to Register

SLS test takers should complete and include the following:

Send all materials together to one of the following:


For forms and documents:


ETS – School Leadership Series
P.O. Box 6054
Princeton, NJ 08541-6054

Note: It is recommended that you submit your PLNE requests and supporting documents by email, to ensure that we are able to receive them.

Once your accommodation request is approved, ETS will contact you with an approval letter and instructions on registering to test.

Important Information

  • Requests must be received at ETS approximately four weeks prior to your requested test date. Late or incomplete requests, and requests received on outdated forms will be returned unprocessed.
  • All documentation must be approved before the test date.
  • The program will make every effort to evaluate all requests in a timely manner. If further information and verification is needed by ETS, it's possible that testing will be delayed until the next applicable test date.
  • All registration must be done through ETS.

Accommodations for Subsequent SLS Tests

If you previously registered and ETS approved your accommodation(s), you may request the same accommodation(s) for additional SLS tests. Please allow approximately three weeks before your intended test date for the processing of your request. To request that your approved PLNE accommodations be provided for subsequent SLS tests, please email with a written statement asking that your approved PLNE accommodation(s) be applied to additional SLS test(s).


  • Test and/or test center changes or additions are not available.