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Question Question about Cancellation of the Step 1 Exam

Hello there.

Can someone please explain me that if one wishes to cancel the exam in the given Testing period, can we just cancel it Via the Web or do we need to personally go to the Prometric Center as well ..

Besides, since the Exam has NoT been taken, does that come on the Transcript as an attempt.. or

Only the score when I take the exam is reported - being the first attempt is reported.

I would appreciate if someone senior in the forum clarifies my above mentioned doubts ....
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1) You can cancel your prometric appointment online. We will be charged 50$ extra when you'll apply for exam next time. If you can't cancel your appointment online, call prometric center and they'll cancel it for you.
2)According to my information, your appointment cancellation won't be reflected in your transcript.
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Hello there.

Can someone please explain me that if one wishes to cancel the exam in the given Testing period, can we just cancel it Via the Web or do we need to personally go to the Prometric Center as well ..

Besides, since the Exam has NoT been taken, does that come on the Transcript as an attempt.. or

Only the score when I take the exam is reported - being the first attempt is reported.

I would appreciate if someone senior in the forum clarifies my above mentioned doubts ....
Hi,
I think you mean cancelling the exam altogether, right?... as opposed to moving your eligibility period..
I was sort of wondering about the same...
ECFMG has published:

"If you are unable to take the exam during your original or extended eligibility period or you are unable to extend your original eligibility period, you must reapply, including payment of the appropriate fee(s), to take the exam."

So I guess if you are not able to sit for Step 1 even after you've applied for an extended eligibility period, you are still able to cancel the exam...you'd get no refund though.....
But I'm not sure if this would hurt your record in any way...which is most important to know. Also, could we change Testing Regions afterwards? (e.g. Not give it in Canada and US Region but give it in other testing region?)
Can someone else in the forum clear this up for me too, please?
THAnk you.
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Even I have one doubt. After cancellation of prometric appointment, do we have to inform ecfmg regarding the cancellation.???
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Even I have one doubt. After cancellation of prometric appointment, do we have to inform ecfmg regarding the cancellation.???
I cancelled my step 1 exam before, no need to tell ECFMG for this. It wont be counted as an attempt.
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I already had an extension of my eligibility period and i don't think i will be able to take the exam by that time. So that means i can cancel my exam via prometrics, but i have to reapply again for an eligibility period and pay again the fee for the step 1 examination? Also canceling the exam wont count as inappropriate behavior or something like that? Because it seems like anything for them can count as inappropriate behavior .
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hi guys.
I have some problems.i could not find a available seat in my home country and unfortunately i have extended my eligibilty period before.now my period ends on september 30. but there is no available seat here.now i have to get exam in other europe countries. what will be happen if I can not not get visa? is there any chances to extend it again because of it?
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dude, u can always cancel/postpone/prepone your exam date via prometrics.
the thing is that when u do so before 30 days to your date of exam, it is not charged but within 30 days to the date of exam is charged 50$ which you pay by calling thm and giving thm your cc details.... also the charges increase as your date comes closer, meaning, if you cancel 5 days before, you are charged more and 3 days before, even more(depends on your testing region)
this info is given in your confirmation letter from prometrics after you select your date.... payment done by phone.
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The date that you change your appointment, using local time of the RRC, will determine whether you pay an appointment change fee and the amount of this fee:

- If you change your appointment 31 or more days before (but not including) the first day of your scheduled test date, there is no fee.
- If you change your appointment fewer than 31 days but more than 5 days before (but not including) the first day of your scheduled test date, the fee is $50 US Dollars (USD).
- If you change your appointment 5 or fewer days before (but not including) the first day of your scheduled test date, the fee is $104.00 USD for domestic U.S.A. and Canada, $252.00 USD for International Zone 1, $286.00 for International Zone 2, or $461.00 USD for International Zone 3.

SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT CANCELLED OR MISSED APPOINTMENTS: If you cancel your appointment within 30 days or do not appear on your scheduled test date, you must call the RRC as directed on your Scheduling Permit and pay the appropriate fee to reinstate your eligibility record before you can schedule a new appointment. You will not be able to perform any transactions via the web.





this is what prometric says, to change your eligibility, its via ecfmg, but the test date within your eligibility period only with prometric
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