Additional International Policies and Requirements

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Are you taking the SAT outside the United States and U.S. territories or commonwealths? You might have to meet additional requirements to register for or to take the test.

Requirements by Country

Find out details for taking the SAT in these countries. If you like, you can also contact an SAT International Representative, who can guide you through the process.

The only acceptable forms of identification are a valid:

  • Government-issued ID from the country in which you are testing
  • Current passport

No other identification is accepted for entrance to the test center.

If you travel to another country to test, you have to provide a passport as identification.

The only acceptable form of identification is a valid passport with your name, photo, and signature.

If you are testing in Hong Kong, please do not contact the test center. You can find more information on the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority website.

Waitlist status requests are not permitted.

Students testing at the Asia World Expo test center and other HKEAA test centers are not able to change from the SAT to SAT with Essay (or vice versa) on the day of the test.

Acceptable forms of identification are either a valid passport with your name, photograph, and signature, or a valid Aadhar card with your name and photograph.

Sunday testing is not available.

The only acceptable forms of identification are a valid:

  • Government-issued ID from the country in which you are testing
  • Current passport

No other identification is accepted for entrance to the test center.

If you travel to another country to test, you have to provide a passport as identification.

The only acceptable forms of identification are a valid:

  • Government-issued ID from the country in which you are testing
  • Current passport

No other identification is accepted for entrance to the test center. If you travel to another country to test, you have to provide a passport as identification.

Waitlist status requests are not permitted.

Waitlist status requests are not permitted.

The only acceptable form of identification is a valid passport with your name, photo, and signature.

Waitlist status requests are not permitted.

The only acceptable form of identification is a valid passport with your name, photo, and signature.

The only acceptable form of identification is a valid passport with your name, photo, and signature.

Sunday testing is not available.

Waitlist status requests are not permitted.

The only acceptable forms of identification are a valid:

  • Government-issued ID from the country in which you are testing
  • Current passport

If you travel to another country to test, you have to provide a passport as identification.

Waitlist status requests are not permitted.

The only acceptable forms of identification are a valid:

  • Government-issued ID from the country in which you are testing
  • Current passport

No other identification is accepted for entrance to the test center.

If you travel to another country to test, you have to provide a passport as identification.

The only acceptable forms of identification are a valid:

  • Government-issued ID from the country in which you are testing
  • Current passport

If you travel to another country to test, you have to provide a passport as identification.

Waitlist status requests are not permitted.

Restricted Countries and Persons

As a United States-based corporation, the College Board, along with our representatives overseas, is subject to U.S. economic sanctions, laws, and regulations. We are therefore prohibited from providing testing services to or accepting registrations from persons in certain countries or to persons designated by the U.S. government as Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons.