Policies for International Testing

If you're taking the SAT outside the United States, Puerto Rico, or U.S. Virgin Islands, different registration policies might apply.

Requirements by Location

In addition to the policies that apply to all test takers, these locations have policies of their own that affect registration.

Location Registration Information
Egypt The SAT won’t be administered in Egypt until further notice, including during the 2022–23 school year.
Hong Kong
India Sunday testing isn’t available.
Korea Waitlist status requests aren’t permitted.
Macau Waitlist status requests aren’t permitted.
Nigeria Waitlist status requests aren’t permitted.
Pakistan Sunday testing isn’t available.
Singapore Waitlist status requests aren’t permitted.
Thailand Waitlist status requests aren’t permitted.
Vietnam Waitlist status requests aren’t permitted.

Restricted Countries and Persons

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

If a Sanctioned Person attempts to register, College Board or a U.S. financial institution might block the registration or payments submitted by or for such Sanctioned Persons. If payment isn’t blocked, College Board is required to cancel the registration and may not be able to refund the payment.

For more information, see the Sanctions Programs and Country Information.

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