BPS – Board Of Pharmacy Specialties

Prometric Test Center scheduling for the BPS Spring administration window (April 19 – June 1, 2021) is now available.

BPS exams will also be administered in the following cities on a limited basis, please continue to check back for availability.

City

Exam Date

Mansoura, Egypt

April 24 – now scheduling!

Brisbane, Australia

May 15 – now scheduling!

Adelaide, Australia

April 24 – now scheduling!

BPS has also announced the availability of Live Remote Proctoring (LRP) for 2021 (some restrictions apply).  Scheduling for LRP in the Spring 2021 administration window is now available for residents of the U.S. and Canada.  For more information on specific terms and conditions, click here

For candidates in need of technical support while taking their ProProctor Exam, please call 800-226-7958. The ProProctor exam support line is available daily from 7 AM – 12:30 AM EDT. 

Information on LRP Appointments

BPS has partnered with Prometric to provide live remote proctored (LRP) testing on a limited basis. To be eligible, candidates must be approved to test in the Spring 2021 examination window and reside in the U.S. or Canada.

If you are considering LRP for your Spring 2021 test administration, please be sure to review the Appendix Materials regarding Live Remote Proctoring at the end of the BPS Candidate’s Guide, before you schedule your examination via LRP. You will be asked to agree to the specific terms and conditions before you schedule your LRP appointment.

Also, please refer to the Please review the ProProctorUser Guide in preparation for your examination.

Information on Test Center Appointments

Admission Documents

The candidate must present a valid government-issued photo identification with signature along with a printout of his/her testing appointment confirmation email. Candidates will be required to sign in and will be instructed where to store personal items and where to keep identification. The candidate’s identity will be verified every time he/she enters or leaves the testing room.

Candidates will not be permitted to enter the exam room unless proper identification as described above is presented. The candidate’s name as it appears on the confirmation email must match the candidate’s name as it appears on government issued photo identification.  

Rescheduling

Candidates may reschedule a testing session up to two (2) calendar days in advance of the scheduled testing appointment through Prometric’s scheduling system. BPS staff will not process change requests. A $45 nonrefundable fee, payable to Prometric, will apply if the appointment is rescheduled between 29-2 calendar days prior to the original appointment date.  

Please click on the following link to view the BPS withdrawal policy:   https://www.bpsweb.org/specialty-exams/withdrawals-and-no-shows/  

Late Arrivals

Candidates who arrive at the testing site 30 minutes after his or her scheduled testing appointment may be denied admission and will forfeit all testing fees. Refunds will not be issued for forfeited appointments. If an appointment is forfeited, there is no refund of the testing fee.  

Name and/or Address Changes

All applicants are responsible for immediately notifying BPS of any address change (including e-mail) or legal name change. Notification for admission to the examination, communication of test results, maintenance of certified status and renewal of certification depend on the Board having current information. An applicant or certificant who legally changes his or her name should immediately notify BPS. Please be advised, that the name you submit with your application must match your current copy of government-issued photo identification with signature (e.g., driver’s license, passport, or government-issued identification card). Failure to provide BPS with a name matching your identification may result in a denial to enter the testing center on your scheduled examination date.

Please update your BPS account immediately with changes in contact information (mailing address, e-mail address, etc.) to ensure timely communication. Address and name changes made after the mailing of certificates will result in a charge for a duplicate certificate. Name changes that occur after submission of the application must be received no later than 30 days after the application deadline, in order to be updated in time for your examination appointment.  

For all information concerning the BPS examination process please visit www.bpsweb.org.

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