Payments and Refunds
Learn about making payments and receiving refunds for U.S. tests
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American Express, Discover, Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club and JCB.
We recommend that new PayPal users set up their account prior to beginning registration. View answers to Frequently Asked Questions.
Make checks payable to "The College Board." Checks must be drawn on U.S. banks. Any checks drawn on non-U.S. banks will be returned.
Do not send cash. Cash will not be accepted. Use one of the other methods to submit your payment.
We reserve the right to collect payments electronically by check. Checks returned to the College Board for insufficient funds will be represented electronically and your account will be debited for the amount of the check, plus the state-allowed penalty fee.
Test and registration fees (including late fees and telephone re-registration fees) cannot be refunded, even if you cancel your test scores or are absent on test day.
The following fees are refundable only under specific circumstances:
- Question-and-Answer Service or Student Answer Service is refundable only if your order has not yet been fulfilled or if you missed your test date (for example, you were absent or you had to take a makeup test).
- Additional score reports that you ordered at the time of registration are refundable only if you are absent.
If you ordered QAS and your order was not fulfilled (for example, because you had to take a makeup test), contact us to find out if you are entitled to a refund. Refunds are processed beginning six weeks after the test date.