MCAT® Scheduling Fees

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MCAT® scheduling fees for all 2024 testing dates.

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Registration Fees (in USD)

Registration Fees*  
Standard Registration $335
Fee Assistance Program Registration $140

* Examinees testing outside the US, Canada, or US Territories will be charged a $120 International fee in addition to the initial registration fee. International fees are non-refundable upon registration cancellation.

10 days prior to exam day is the last day you can schedule an exam.

Rescheduling and Cancellations (in USD)

Standard Change Fees

Date and/or Test Center

Reschedule Fee



60 or more days before exam $50 $165
30-59 days before exam $100 $165
10-29 days before exam $200 $0

Fee Assistance Program

Change Fees

Date and/or Test Center

Reschedule Fees



60 or more days before exam $20 $70
30-59 days before exam $40 $70
10-29 days before exam $80 $0

No changes are allowed less than 10 days before the exam. See the MCAT Essentials for more information.

All deadlines are at 11:59 p.m. local test center time on the day of the deadline.

* See 2024 U.S. Testing Calendar, Scheduling Deadlines, and Score Release Dates or 2024 Canadian Testing Calendar, Scheduling Deadlines, and Score Release Dates.

Payment Information

The MCAT Registration System accepts American Express, VISA, Discover and MasterCard, including debit cards with the VISA or MasterCard logo. We regret we are unable to accept other forms of payment.

We will process your registration immediately upon payment submission. The process cannot be reversed once it has begun, and you will be responsible for all fees. If you reverse the credit card charge, or if payment is declined for any reason, you must provide an alternative form of payment to process your registration. Otherwise, the AAMC may cancel your registration, withhold all scores (even scores from previous years), and not allow future registration and other services until the payment is reconciled. 

Examinees may be required to pay applicable sales tax, value-added tax, Goods and Services Tax, or similar taxes required by law in the country or locality in which they are testing. If taxes are applicable, they will be collected at the time of scheduling. For up-to-date information, please review Pearson VUE’s Tax FAQs.

Fee Assistance Program

The AAMC's Fee Assistance Program aids individuals with extreme financial limitations who otherwise could not take the exam.

Please be aware that you must receive a final Fee Assistance Program approval before you select your test date and location. See the Fee Assistance Program website for complete information, including eligibility, the application process, and associated deadlines.

The AAMC and the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) have a fee assistance program for Canadian examinees who register for the MCAT exam during the 2024 testing year. Fee Assistance Program benefits for Canadian awardees also include access to all online AAMC MCAT Official Prep products, reduced MCAT registration fee, and if applicable the  MCAT Accommodation Services Financial Benefit. Learn more about the AAMC Fee Assistance Program for Canadian Examinees. For questions regarding the application, evaluation, or qualification process, visit the AFMC website.

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AAMC Fee Assistance Program

The AAMC Fee Assistance Program assists those who, without financial assistance, would be unable to take the MCAT exam or apply to medical schools that use the AMCAS. The benefits include discounted fees, free MCAT Official Prep products, and more. 

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