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ACT Testing

American College Test, Inc

ACT Assessment / ACT Assessment Plus Writing

Fees and Services

ACT Prep Guide


ACT (No Writing) - $60.00
Includes reports for you, your high school, and up to four college choices (if valid codes are provided when you register).

ACT with Writing - $80.00
Includes reports for you, your high school, and up to four college choices (if valid codes are provided when you register). The $16.50 Writing Test fee is refundable, on written request, if you are absent on test day or switch to the ACT (No Writing) before testing begins.


Add to the test fee (except for the Test Center Change):


Before being admitted to test, you are required to present both:

The ID you present, including any required signatures, must be original, not a photocopy or reproduction, and your name must be in English. School ID that is printed (e.g., from a website) or not in a hard card format is not acceptable.

If your appearance has changed and you do not have acceptable photo ID that matches your current appearance, you may use the ACT Student Identification Letter (with current photo). Questions about ID policy should be directed to ACT Student Services.

Acceptable forms of identification:

Only the following forms of identification are acceptable. If it is not on this list, it is not acceptable, and you will not be admitted to test.

Unacceptable identification:

You will not be admitted if you present any forms of ID other than those listed as acceptable.

The following are examples of unacceptable identification:

Important Information

Prohibited Calculators
The following types of calculators are prohibited:

If you miss the late deadline to register for a test date, or to request a test date or test center change, you may choose to sign in to your ACT account to request and pay for standby testing.

Standby requests must be submitted during a limited “Standby Request Period” before the test date. Requests cannot be accepted after the last date listed for each test date below.

Test Date

Standby Request Period

February 6, 2021

January 16 - January 29, 2021

April 17, 2021

March 27 - April 9, 2021

June 12, 2021

May 24 - June 4, 2021

July 17, 2021

June 26 - July 9, 2021


The following conditions apply to standby testing:


If you currently receive accommodations in school due to a professionally diagnosed and documented disability, you may submit documentation to support a request for one of the following:

Read the Registering for the ACT bulletin or check “Students with Disabilites” at to determine which form of testing you should request.  Because advance arrangements are require, students requiring accommodations cannot test as standbys.

Contact ACT Special Circumstances at 319/337-1851for additional information. Find more information about the ACT at

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