February Registration Opening for April, May, and June 2021 MCAT Dates

Updated February 1, 2021

Registration for the April-June test dates will be held on February 17 and 18. 

We will open registration for test centers in part of the United States and some international locations on Wednesday, February 17 at noon ET, and in all remaining test center locations on Thursday, February 18 at noon ET.  

Depending on where you plan to take the exam, you can access the system on the dates and times listed below. 

Group A test centers will open for scheduling on Wednesday, February 17 at noon ET.   

Group B test centers will open for scheduling on Thursday, February 18 at noon ET.    

The AAMC discourages you from traveling to take your exam. However, if you choose to travel, please adhere to the travel restrictions for the state in which you intend to test. When selecting your location, please adhere to the travel restrictions for the state in which you intend to test. 

Map of U.S. Test Center Locations by Opening Registration Date 


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 U.S. and International Locations

Group A Test Centers: Wednesday, February 17 at noon ET

Test centers located in Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, U.S. Virgin Islands, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia.  

International locations: Australia, select provinces in eastern Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec), China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, and the United Kingdom.

Group B Test Centers: Thursday, February 18 at noon ET

Test centers located in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

International locations: Select provinces in western Canada (Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan).

If you're not ready to schedule your exam yet, the MCAT Registration System remains open for scheduling for available dates after Feb. 17-18. Registration for July-September dates will open in May. 

Additional Information

Fees: All rescheduling and cancellation fees will continue to be waived to provide examinees with flexibility when scheduling their exam.

Health and Safety Protocols: The existing health and safety protocols will continue to be in place for all April-June test dates. These include social distancing and reduced test center capacity. Please watch a new video from Pearson VUE to learn more about the protocols and health requirements for testing.  

Fee Assistance Program: The application for the 2021 AAMC Fee Assistance Program will open on Monday, February 8. You will have the opportunity to apply for benefits prior to the registration opening. We encourage you to submit your application as close as possible to February 8 to ensure you receive Fee Assistance approval prior to registering for your exam. Fee Assistance Program benefits are not retroactive. In the meantime, learn more about the program to start gathering the information you need to submit your application. 

Please see our the registration and scheduling page for more information on the testing plans for 2021.