Tests Services



Both the CHES and MCHES examinations are offered as paper-and-pencil exams.


The CHES and MCHES exams are offered in April and in October.


Testing fees are based on registration deadlines and whether you are a current student. Visit the NCHEC website to view CHES fees and MCHES fees.


Visit the NCHEC website to apply online, download a paper application, request an exam packet by mail, or prescreen for the CHES or MCHES exam.

Retest Policies

Visit the NCHEC website for retest policies and procedures.

Disability Services

Applicants requesting special arrangements and other special needs due to medical reasons or religious restrictions must indicate this information on the application. All requests must be received by the application final deadline.