Current ACT Fees and Services
All fees are nonrefundable unless otherwise noted.
For information on ACT Fee Waivers, see Am I eligible for a fee waiver?
Test fee per test option
Includes reports for you, your high school, and up to four college choices (if valid codes are provided when you register).
Includes reports for you, your high school, and up to four college choices (if valid codes are provided when you register). The $17.00 writing test fee is refundable, on written request, if you are absent on test day or switch to the ACT (No Writing) before testing begins.
Additional registration fees and services
Add to the test fee for your test option (except for the Test Center Change)
Requested online before the test date; refundable on written request, if you do not test. Find out how much it costs to send your scores after you test.
Late registration fee (U.S. or Canada only)
For registration or test date change submitted during the late period for a national test date.
Refunded if you are denied admission to the test center on test day, or if your registration was cancelled due to no photo provided.
For different date only if absent or unable to test on the original test date or if your registration is cancelled for failure to meet ACT's test security requirements. You will be charged the basic registration fee for the new test date plus the test date change fee. If you request a test date change after the regular deadline for the new date, you will also be charged the late registration fee. Your basic registration fee for the original test date will be refunded.
For the same test date.
On December, April, and June national test dates at a national test center; refundable if not available.