UCAT Frequently Asked Questions

Registration and Booking

Why won’t the Pearson VUE system let me register and create a web account?

Can I use my existing web account?

Why can't I book a test?

I have forgotten my username and/or password

I am having problems registering (creating a web account)

I can sign in to my web account but I have not received a registration email.

What is my Candidate ID number and where can I find it?

How much does the test cost?

Can I reschedule my test to a different date?

Will I be penalised for taking the test more than once?

How do I get a refund for my test fee?

Practice Materials

How should I prepare for the test?

I’ve been told I should pay for a coaching course in order to do well in the UCAT, is this true?

Test Day

What do I need to take with me to the test centre?

I encountered an incident during my test


How do I get a copy of my score report?

Why are results not displaying properly on my online score report?

How do I know my ranking?


What is the UCAT ANZ and do I need to sit this test?

What if I want to apply to universities in Australia / New Zealand and in the UK?

Can I sit both the UCAT and UCAT ANZ?