Admission to the Exam

Computer Testing at Pearson VUE:

NEHA will send you an authorization letter via e-mail when your application is processed as approved.  Then you will get another e-mail, 1-3 days later, from  That e-mail will have your PTI ID number and instructions on how to schedule the exam at Pearson VUE.  The PTI ID number is good for one year.

On test day you must bring your photo identification (i.e. driver’s license or passport).

If you need to postpone your scheduled computer test, you must contact Pearson VUE at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled test time.  If you do not show up and did not give at least 24 hours’ notice, you will forfeit your Exam Fee and your Computer Test Fee.  Contact NEHA to pay your fees again so you can be authorized to reschedule.

Paper and Pencil Exams, only at the Annual NEHA Educational Conference (AEC):

NEHA will email an admission letter approximately 2 weeks prior to your test date. The admission letter will detail the exam date and location, reporting time, and starting time. Those that do not appear on the date of the exam at the appropriate time will forfeit all exam fees. Persons arriving after the examination has started may not be admitted.

If you lost your admission letter or have not received an admission letter at least 2 days prior to the test date, please contact NEHA immediately. 

Only approved candidates will be admitted to the exam. No walk-in applicants will be admitted.

On test day please bring with you your admission letter, photo identification (i.e. driver’s license or passport), and sharpened #2 pencils.