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April Registration Opening for July, August, and September 2021 MCAT Dates

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Updated March 24, 2021

The registration opening for the July-September test dates will be held on April 21 and 22.

We will open registration for test centers in part of the United States and some international locations on Wednesday, April 21 at noon ET, and in all remaining test center locations on Thursday, April 22 at noon ET.   

We will offer advance scheduling to examinees who have approved accommodations and who were impacted by March cancellations.

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, April 21 at noon ET.   

Group B test centers will open for scheduling on Thursday, April 22 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, April 21 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, April 22 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 April 22.

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 July-September test dates. These include social distancing and reduced test center capacity. Please watch this video from Pearson VUE to learn more about the protocols and health requirements for testing.  

Fee Assistance Program: If you are interested in applying to the Fee Assistance Program, please submit your materials at least 10 business days in advance of registration opening. You must be approved for the benefits before taking advantage of the discounted registration fee. Learn more about the program to start gathering the information you need to submit your application early.

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

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