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Test Day

The Student Test Day Checklist can be downloaded or printed from here: 

General Instructions (for the official CLT; for CLT8 instructions, please see the relevant checklist)

What to Bring: 

A photo ID (if you are taking the CLT at test site other than your school). This includes your passport, driver’s license or permit (photo included), state ID, military ID, high school ID (current year only), or HSLDA student ID (current year only). Other forms of ID are not currently accepted.  

Your electronic device on which to take the exam: tablet, laptop (must include one of the major modern browsers, e.g., Chrome)

Writing instrument - pencil or pen. (Scrap paper will be provided.)

Standard Test Start Time 

9:00 am Pacific Time (PT) and Mountain Time (MT)
10:00 am Eastern Time (ET) and Central Time (CT)
All students must arrive 15 minutes prior to the exam start time.

Test Exit Time

Students who complete sections early will be required to sit quietly for the duration of the time for that section. Students should expect to leave about 2 hours and 25 minutes after the test start time.