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Take the Test at Prometric Test Center

Advanced Scheduling 
You should schedule 60 to 90 days before your desired test date. Please remember, you may schedule your testing appointment with Prometric only upon receipt of your eligibility letter.
Rescheduling Testing Appointments
If you must reschedule a test appointment, contact Prometric more than 24 business hours before your appointment. Rescheduling will result in a rescheduling fee that is payable directly to Prometric. 

The fee schedule is as follows:

 $100 1 to 5 business days prior to the testing appointment
 $60 6 to 30 business days prior to the testing appointment
 $25 31+ business days prior to the testing appointment
**Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays are NOT business days**

Appointments can be rescheduled by calling Prometric at 800.688.5804 or through Leaving a message for a local test center is not sufficient; the local test center cannot schedule, reschedule, or cancel your appointment.

If you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment due to an emergency please contact the Department of Testing Services by emailing or calling 800.232.1694.

Take the Test at a Prometric Test Center
You are encouraged to review the OAT Tutorial before taking the OAT. The tutorial provides sample items and information about navigating through the test. The link below provides online access to the OAT Tutorial and a preview of the OAT format.

For issues requiring further action, contact the Optometry Admission Testing Program within five business days of the testing appointment at

Download the Test Day Checklist:

Test Day Checklist (PDF)

Prometric Biometric Enabled Check-In
What to Expect
What to Expect on Test Day