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Prometric Test Center Inclement Weather Closures

January 12,2017

Find out what to do in the event your Prometric test center closes due to inclement weather.

From time to time Prometric test centers will close due to inclement weather. When test taker or employee safety is at risk, Prometric will proactively close test centers and contact the affected candidates to help them reschedule their exams. If your test center closes, you will be contacted via email within 24 hours of the test center closure. If you have not been contacted within 24 hours, please email Prometric directly to reschedule. If your test center has not closed, but you are not comfortable traveling to your scheduled appointment, please contact Prometric directly as soon as possible to reschedule via email or phone (1-800-236-0940). Click here for a list of Prometric test centers that are currently or will be non-operational.