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Home-Schooled Students

To sign up for the PSAT/NMSQT or PSAT 10 just get in touch with a local school.

How to Get Started

Find and contact a local school that’s giving the test you want to take. Go to School Search.

Ask for the Official Student Guide, which includes a free practice test.

Start Early

Contact the school early. Our advice: Reach out at least four months before the test.

Find Out if You Can Test for Free

You might qualify for a PSAT/NMSQT fee waiver if:

Ask the counselor at the school where you’ll be taking the test if you qualify to take the PSAT/NMSQT for free.

Fee waivers are not given out for the PSAT 10.

Testing with Accommodations

Students with disabilities must have College Board approval to take the PSAT/NMSQT or the PSAT 10 with accommodations. It can take up to seven weeks, so make your request early.

If you already have College Board approval, let the school know right away so that they have time to order nonstandard test materials if you need them.

Learn more about Services for Students with Disabilities. 

What to Bring on Test Day

Score Reports

Score reports will be sent to your home address.

Home-School State Codes

PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 10 Codes for Home-Schooled Students


990199 Alabama
990299 Alaska
990399 Arizona
990499 Arkansas
990599 California
990699 Colorado
990799 Connecticut
990899 Delaware
990999 District of Columbia
991099 Florida
991199 Georgia
991299 Hawaii
991399 Idaho
991499 Illinois
991599 Indiana
991699 Iowa
991799 Kansas
991899 Kentucky
991999 Louisiana
992099 Maine
992199 Maryland
992299 Massachusetts
992399 Michigan
992499 Minnesota
992599 Mississippi
992699 Missouri
992799 Montana
992899 Nebraska
992999 Nevada
993099 New Hampshire
993199 New Jersey
993299 New Mexico
993399 New York
993499 North Carolina
993599 North Dakota
993699 Ohio
993799 Oklahoma
993899 Oregon
993999 Pennsylvania
994099 Rhode Island
994199 South Carolina
994299 South Dakota
994399 Tennessee
994499 Texas
994599 Utah
994699 Vermont
994799 Virginia
994899 Washington
994999 West Virginia
995099 Wisconsin
995199 Wyoming
995499 Puerto Rico & U.S. Territories
995599 Outside United States