MCAT Test Dates and Registration

MCAT test dates in the United States, Canada and international locations

MCAT test dates for 2019, as well as score release dates set by the AAMC are presented here. We have also compiled information from the AAMC regarding MCAT registration and testing centers in the United States, Canada and international locations. Ideally, you would choose an available MCAT test date at a convenient location that allows you the most study time while balancing the score release date which will give you time to submit your MCAT score relatively early in the application cycle.

Consider visiting your MCAT test center prior to your exam date to familiarize yourself with the route to get there and the time necessary. Also consider watching this video: Exam day procedures including security.


2019 MCAT Test Dates and Scores Release Dates

MCAT Test Dates 2019
All exams start at 8 a.m.
MCAT Scores Release Dates
Friday, January 18, 2019 Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Saturday, January 19, 2019 Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Thursday, January 24, 2019 Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Friday, March 15, 2019 Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Friday, March 29, 2019 Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Friday, April 5, 2019 Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Saturday, April 13, 2019 Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Saturday, May 11, 2019 Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Saturday, May 18, 2019 Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Saturday, May 23, 2019 Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Saturday, May 23, 2019 Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Friday, May 24, 2019 Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Friday, May 31, 2019 Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Saturday, June 1, 2019 Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Saturday, June 15, 2019 Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Friday, June 28, 2019 Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Saturday, June 29, 2019 Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Saturday, July 13, 2019 Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Friday, July 19, 2019 Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Friday, August 2, 2019 Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Saturday, August 3, 2019 Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Friday, August 9, 2019 Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Saturday, August 17, 2019 Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Friday, August 30, 2019 Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Saturday, August 31, 2019 Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Friday, September 6, 2019 Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Friday, September 13, 2019 Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Saturday, September 14, 2019 Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Note: All exams start at 8 a.m. MCAT scores release takes 30-35 days after your exam date. The schedule above is for MCAT test dates administered in the United States. For exams in Canada and other international testing locations, click here: 2019 MCAT Test Dates in Canada | MCAT International Testing Locations.

MCAT Registration

The MCAT registration fee is $315 if made at least three weeks before the exam. There are 3 registration 'zones' that have corresponding registration fees, re-scheduling fees, cancellation refund and fee assistance program (FAP) fees. The FAP was designed for students who are unable to finance their MCAT prep. You need to apply for the FAP before your MCAT registration. For more information, click here: FAP

Zone Deadline Registration Fee Re-schedule Fee Cancellation Refund
Gold 1 month before MCAT $315
$125 (FAP)
$90
$45 (FAP)
$155
$60 (FAP)
Silver 3-4 weeks before exam $310
$125 (FAP)
$150
$65 (FAP)
No refund
No refund
Bronze 1-2 weeks before exam $370
$180 (FAP)
No re-schedule
No fee assistance
No refund
No refund

Note: The additional international registration fee for all zones is $105. The international registration fee is applicable to all countries except for Canada, Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The deadline for registration is at 7:59 a.m. ET local test center time of the day of the deadline. It is non-refundable upon registration cancellation. See MCAT Registration Deadlines.

MCAT Testing Centers

There are MCAT testing centers, both on and off campus, from coast to coast in the US and Canada. For a list of current locations, click here: MCAT testing centers in the US and Canada.


Additionally, there are numerous MCAT testing centers in international locations as presented in the table below. Note that to register for a seat at an international testing site, you should follow the same process as if registering for a seat in the US or Canada. Since the dates and seats at international locations are limited, plan ahead to avoid disappointment.

MCAT International Testing Locations* and Puerto Rico
Canada China: Hong Kong Cyprus France Germany
Guam Australia Israel Japan Kazakhstan
Lebanon Malaysia Puerto Rico Qatar Singapore
South Africa Taiwan Thailand United Kingdom Virgin Islands, U.S.

* Note that the list of countries and dates are subject to change so consult the AAMC's website regularly or contact them directly depending on your individual circumstance. AAMC MCAT International Testing Dates

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