What Are The State Exam Policies At The NYS Testing Center?

Personal Belongings

All personal belongings such as electronic devices and backpacks are not permitted in the exam room.

Cell Phones

Cell phone usage is prohibited and any other electronic devices must be turned off during the exam.

Study Notes

Study notes and other reference materials are not allowed at the exam site.


Anyone seen giving or receiving assistance on the exam, or who is found with unauthorized materials will be asked to leave the exam center.


Only permitted calculators may be used during the exam.

Food And Drinks

Smoking, eating, or drinking is not allowed in the exam center.


Once the exam begins, you are only allowed to use the restroom after obtaining permission from the proctor.

Click on the link below to learn more about the testing policies for the licensing exam.