Learn everything you need to know about taking an ASWB social work licensing exam.

Download the ASWB Exam Guidebook


Examination registration fees

Associate, Bachelors, or Masters exam: US$230

Advanced Generalist or Clinical exam: US$260



Free guide

ASWB Examination Guidebook

The ASWB Exam Guidebook contains information on the steps for taking the exam, what to expect on exam day, exam creation, and question structure.

Register for the exam

After you have been approved to take the exam, register with ASWB.

Purchase the Online Practice Test

The Online Practice Test can help you be ready for the exam.

Log in to the Online Practice Test

Once you’ve purchased the Online Practice Test, log in here to take the practice test, which is available for 30 days after your first login.

Getting ready for the exam

As with any test, knowing what to expect will help you be successful.

On exam day

Taking time to prepare for your testing experience will reduce stress and help prevent delays, unexcused absences, and other problems.

Nonstandard testing arrangements

If you have a disability or other health condition or if English is not your primary language, you may be eligible to receive nonstandard testing arrangements.