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The Praxis® Tests

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About the Praxis Braille Proficiency Test

The Praxis Braille Proficiency test is paper delivered and has two parts:

  • a selected-response section assessing your ability to read Braille
  • a performance assessment section assessing your ability to produce embossed Braille text from printed text using both a slate and stylus and a manual braillewriter

Test information

Test Fee: $146
Test Time: 4 hours
Test Code: 0633


How to register

Before registering, review The Praxis® Tests Information Bulletin (PDF) for program information, payment and registration policies, and contact information. Once you have reviewed the Bulletin, you can register for the Braille Proficiency test through your Praxis account.


2022–23 dates and deadlines

Test Date Regular Deadline Extended Deadline
11/05/2022 10/06/2022 10/13/2022
03/04/2023 02/02/2023 02/09/2023
06/24/2023 05/25/2023 06/01/2023


Important dates and deadlines information

  • Not all test centers are open on all test dates. See Schedule a Test to determine when the test is available at your test center.
  • You must register by the dates listed above. Registration deadlines are effective until 11:59 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time on the specified date. 
  • If you miss the regular deadline and register by the extended deadline, there’s a fee of $45.

Test centers

The Braille Proficiency test is currently required in Mississippi, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia and West Virginia. See Where to Test to find test centers and see which dates the test is available.


Prepare for your test

Use the Braille Proficiency Assessment Study Companion (PDF) to prepare for your test.



Your scores will be available in your Praxis account. Find your score reporting date.

If you feel you didn’t perform to your potential on the test, you can cancel your scores before they’re reported. Once you cancel your scores, they cannot be reinstated.

To cancel, contact ETS no later than 5 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time on the Monday following your test date.

Phone: 1-800-772-9476