Registration Opening for January - June 2024 MCAT® Dates

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Scheduling for January and March-June 2024 test dates will be on October 24 or 25, depending on your preferred test center location. See below for more details and watch our Registration Opening Webinar recording, where you can learn more about the testing year and ask questions. 

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Advance scheduling will be available for examinees with approved accommodations. If you have approved accommodations, you will receive an email notification from Pearson VUE the first week of October with instructions to begin submitting scheduling requests. If you do not receive this email from Pearson VUE, please contact

Getting Ready for October Registration 

  1. Be sure to fill out the first five tabs in the MCAT® Registration System before opening day (the system will be open from October 9 at noon ET through October 23 at 11 a.m. ET).
  2. Watch a brief video on the MCAT Registration System to learn more. 
  3. Review the top 10 tips for registration. 

Reminder: There is no advantage to logging into the registration system more than 10 minutes before scheduling begins. Beginning at noon ET, anyone who has logged in by 11:50 a.m. ET is randomly assigned a place in line to register. If you log in after 11:50 a.m. ET, you are placed at the end of the line. Watch a brief video to learn how the Waiting Room works.

If you're not ready to schedule your exam yet, the MCAT Registration System will remain open for scheduling for available dates after October 25. 

Regional Openings 

We will open registration for test centers in part of the United States and some international locations (Group A) on Tuesday, October 24 at noon ET, and in all remaining test center locations (Group B) on Wednesday, October 25 at noon ET.

2024 MCAT Test Center Locations by Opening Registration Date  

Group A Test Centers: Tuesday, October 24 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), China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, Qatar, Lebanon, and the United Kingdom. 

Group B Test Centers: Wednesday, October 25 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). 

Additional Information 

Fees: Before scheduling your exam, please review the rescheduling and cancellation fee deadlines.  

AAMC Fee Assistance Program: If you are interested in applying to the Fee Assistance Program, please submit your materials at least 10 business days before the 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. 

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