To take an ASWB examination, register with ASWB and pay the exam fee.
Associate, Bachelors, or Masters exam: US$230
Advanced Generalist or Clinical exam: US$260
Exam fees are nonrefundable.
To register, you must be eligible to take a social work licensing examination. In most jurisdictions you must apply for licensure and pay any required fees to the social work licensing board. The board will notify you of your examination approval.
If you have a disability, health condition, or other need, you must request and receive approval for nonstandard testing arrangements before registering with ASWB to take an exam. Learn more about nonstandard testing arrangements.
Download the ASWB Candidate Handbook for more information.
To register by mail or fax, download the Exam Registration form.
Within two days of completing your registration, ASWB will send you an Authorization to Test email. The email will include information about scheduling your testing appointment with Pearson VUE.
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