Canceling Your Scores

Note: The following information only applies to students who took the paper and pencil SAT in the United States. For students outside the U.S. who took a digital SAT and want to cancel their scores, follow the instructions on the Digital SAT Score Cancellation page.

If you feel you didn't do your best on the SAT, you can cancel your scores, but you need to act quickly. You must cancel no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on the Thursday after your test date. (Exception: Students with disabilities who test during the school day have until the Monday one week after the published test date to cancel their score.)

After a request to cancel scores is submitted, scores can't be reinstated or reported to you or any institutions.

You can cancel your score at the test center or after you leave the test center.


  • Cancel your score at the test center.

    After the test, ask the test coordinator for a SAT Request to Cancel Test Scores form. Complete and sign the form and then return it to the test coordinator before you leave the test center.
  • Cancel your score after you leave the test center.

    1. Complete the SAT Request to Cancel Test Scores form, or write your request. You must provide the following information: test date, test center number, name, address, gender, birth date, registration number.
    2. Sign the form or written request.
    3. Send your signed and completed cancellation form with a label that reads "Attention: SAT Score Cancellation."
      • Fax to 610-290-8978.
      • U.S. only: overnight delivery via U.S. Postal Service Express Mail to SAT Score Cancellation, P.O. Box 6228, Princeton, NJ 08541-6228.
      • U.S. or international: overnight mail service or courier to SAT Score Cancellation, 1425 Lower Ferry Road, Ewing, NJ 08618.


Can I submit a score cancellation request by phone or email?

No. You can’t submit cancellation requests by phone or email because your physical signature is required.

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