ASWB has adjusted its operations because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The information provided here is intended to help you navigate the changing circumstances of this public health emergency. It will be updated as the situation changes.
Exam registration and scheduling
- Register to take the exam
- Send your exam results to another state or province
- Purchase an online practice test
- Purchase the ASWB Guide to the Social Work Exams
Thank you for your understanding and patience as we work to assist you, other candidates, and member boards while maintaining a safe working environment for our staff.
Pearson VUE has published extensive information about changes to exam administration on its COVID-19 page. This page also includes information on safety measures being taken at test centers.
The only way for registered candidates to find out testing appointment availability at specific test centers is to go to the ASWB page on the Pearson VUE website and either create an account or log in to an existing account. Your Authorization to Test email has the information you need to create an account.
Testing appointment availability is limited because of the pandemic. If you are unable to keep your scheduled appointment, please cancel it so that another candidate may test.
If you have an existing testing appointment with Pearson VUE, you may follow the instructions on the information sheet on making an appointment for the exam (PDF) to change it online.
Candidates with nonstandard testing arrangements should refer to the Authorization to Test email from ASWB for appointment scheduling instructions.
Emergency provisions enacted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic have expired in most states and provinces.
Look up a social work regulatory board website in ASWB’s laws and regulations database
Download state-level information on teletherapy
United States: Medicare Telemedicine Health Care Provider Fact Sheet
What can regulators do?
Social work regulatory boards are taking action to facilitate social work services for people confronting the COVID-19 pandemic.