COVID-19 (coronavirus) Update

FTCE Fee Waiver

Effective April 1, 2020 through July 31, 2020, Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE) candidates may register for FTCE exams free of charge. This offer applies to all examinations provided for in State Board Rule 6A – 4.0021, Florida Administrative Code opens in a new window. Vouchers will remain valid for up to one year from the date of registration. However, test site availability through April 16th, 2020 is currently limited due to COVID-19-related closures in Florida and nationally due to federal and local safety guidelines.

As testing sites open, Florida examinees will be scheduled for testing on a first-come, first-served basis. Beginning April 1, 2020, you may register for free FTCE examinations on this website through 11:59 p.m. eastern time on July 31, 2020.

For more information regarding the temporary fee waiver for FTCE exams, visit the FTCE fee waiver FAQs page.

Test center closings due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)

As COVID-19 continues to spread globally, our first priority is health and safety for employees and candidates. Starting Tuesday, March 17, we are suspending test delivery at all U.S.- and Canada-based Pearson VUE-owned test centers for 30 days until April 16. As a result, most test appointments in this timeframe have been cancelled.

Pearson is regularly updating COVID-19 information on a dedicated webpage. opens in a new window

If your test appointment is cancelled:

You will receive an email cancellation if your test center closes. Your test appointment will be cancelled in your testing account. You will receive a refund of your test fees in accordance with the Refund policy. You may schedule a new test appointment at your convenience. No fees will be incurred for rescheduling your appointment.

If you need to schedule or reschedule a test appointment:

Please note that only test centers that are open at the time that you attempt to schedule your appointment will appear during the scheduling process.

If you are ill on the day of your test appointment:

Do not report to the test center. If you miss your appointment due to illness, please review the Absentee/No Show policy, which includes information about requesting a transfer of your test registration.

If you prefer, you may withdraw your registration for a full refund.

Please check the Refund policy for more information.

If you have any questions or need help:

Please contact Customer Support.