The exemption from sitting the exam for higher degree students has been extended from 1 July 2019 to 31 December 2019. For more information see our news item.
The national psychology exam ensures a consistent professional standard of psychologists nationally. Passing the exam will be required in order to gain general registration.
The sections below provide information to assist candidates preparing for the exam and their supervisors. You can view the Guidelines for the National Psychology Examination available on the Codes, Guidelines and Policies page.
Find out about the purpose of the exam including overall requirements, transition provisions and exemptions.
Exam curriculum, recommended reading list and details of the exam format.
Details about eligibility, fees, applying for special consideration, what to do if you fail and what to do if you have special needs.
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This video provides information about who needs to sit the national psychology exam and what they need to do in order to become a registered psychologist.
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Please note: Exam dates may vary across the exam period, depending on your venue’s available space and hours of operation.
You can view the online schedule and book your exam only during the active registration period (see below).
Address all examination queries to firstname.lastname@example.org