Additional International Policies and Requirements

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Are you taking the SAT outside the United States and U.S. territories or commonwealths? You might have to meet additional requirements to register for or to take the test.

Requirements by Country

Find out details for taking the SAT in these countries. If you like, you can also contact an SAT International Representative, who can guide you through the process.

The SAT and SAT Subject Tests will not be administered in Egypt for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year (through June 2021).

The only acceptable form of identification is a valid passport with your name, photo, and signature.

If you are testing in Hong Kong, please do not contact the test center. You can find more information on the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority website.

Waitlist status requests are not permitted.

Students testing at the Asia World Expo test center and other HKEAA test centers are not able to change from the SAT to SAT with Essay (or vice versa) on the day of the test.

Acceptable forms of identification are either a valid passport with your name, photograph, and signature, or a valid Aadhaar card with your name and photograph.

Sunday testing is not available.

The only acceptable forms of identification are a valid:

  • National ID card from the country in which you are testing
  • Current passport from any country

No other identification is accepted for entrance to the test center.

The only acceptable forms of identification are a valid:

  • National ID card from the country in which you are testing
  • Current passport from any country

No other identification is accepted for entrance to the test center.

Waitlist status requests are not permitted.

Waitlist status requests are not permitted.

The only acceptable form of identification is a valid passport with your name, photo, and signature.

Waitlist status requests are not permitted.

The only acceptable form of identification is a valid passport with your name, photo, and signature.

The only acceptable form of identification is a valid passport with your name, photo, and signature.

Sunday testing is not available.

Waitlist status requests are not permitted.

The only acceptable forms of identification are a valid:

  • National ID card from the country in which you are testing
  • Current passport from any country

Waitlist status requests are not permitted.

The only acceptable forms of identification are a valid:

  • National ID card from the country in which you are testing
  • Current passport from any country

No other identification is accepted for entrance to the test center.

The only acceptable forms of identification are a valid:

  • National ID card from the country in which you are testing
  • Current passport from any country

Waitlist status requests are not permitted.

Restricted Countries and Persons

As a United States-based corporation, College Board, along with our service providers overseas, is subject to U.S. economic sanctions, laws, and regulations, and is prohibited from providing testing services to, or accepting registrations from, persons residing in certain areas or designated by the U.S. government as Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (collectively, "Sanctioned Persons"), unless specifically licensed or otherwise authorized by the U.S. government.

If a Sanctioned Person attempts to register despite U.S. sanctions that prohibit College Board from doing business with such Sanctioned Person, College Board or a U.S. financial institution may block the registration or payments submitted by or for such Sanctioned Persons.

If payment is not blocked, College Board is required to cancel the registration and may not be able to refund the payment. Please contact SAT Customer Service at 866-756-7346 (+1-212-713-7789 internationally) or the website of the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) to obtain the current list of sanctioned programs and Sanctioned Persons.