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ARE Update: Social Distancing at Test Centers

Explore through the latest updates related to test center protocols, operating capacity, and examination rescheduling fees.

ARE Update: ARE Handbook and Guidelines Updates

NCARB recently updated the ARE 5.0 Handbook to reflect more accurate test objective descriptions and updated references. NCARB has also updated the ARE 5.0 Guidelines to reflect a new extended break time. Released July 13, 2020.

ARE Update: July Exam Availability

Prometric is continuing social distancing at North American test centers throughout July where mandated by local regulations. Less than 3 percent of early-July appointments were impacted by Prometric's cancellation policies. (Released June 25, 2020)

ARE Update: Important Updates as Testing Resumes

As test centers begin to reopen across North America, we would like to provide you with clarification on testing access and point you to helpful resources that you can use to monitor the situation in your local area. (Sent June 5, 2020)

ARE Update: Prometric Announces Continued Closures Through May 31

Prometric has decided to keep all its test centers in North America closed until at least May 31, 2020. Please be proactive in rescheduling upcoming exam appointments. Rescheduling proactively will help ensure you encounter fewer delays, as appointments will be limited. (Released April 24, 2020)