How to Register for the UCAT ANZ 2021

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Are you currently preparing to sit the UCAT ANZ in 2021? Registration opens on Monday 1st March 2021 and will close on Monday 17th May 2021.

Registering for the Official UCAT ANZ: A Step-by-Step Guide

The UCAT ANZ 2021 takes place between Thursday 1st July and Wednesday 11th August 2021 in one of many Pearson VUE test centres throughout Australia, New Zealand and other overseas locations. 

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Step 1: Create a Pearson VUE web account for your UCAT ANZ:

First, you need to sign up for a Pearson VUE web account, unless you already have one (you can only create one account per person). You’ll need to register for your test personally, as this can’t be done by your school nor college.

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Click on the 'Create a web account' link.

A screenshot showing Step 1 of the PearsonVUE web account creation process: entering your UCAT ANZ ID, title and first name.

First, select the small circle that says “No, I do not know my UCAT ANZ ID." Once you’re registered you will be emailed your UCAT ANZ ID which is used as your account number so you are easily identifiable when contacting the UCAT ANZ consortium. 

”You will then be required to enter your personal information, including your name, date of birth and email. All fields with an asterisk (*) must be filled in. Remember that you’ll need to register with your legal name, exactly as it appears on your photo ID. And of course, you must be present at the test centre; you can’t ask someone else to sit your test on your behalf. If you don’t enter your legal name exactly as it appears on your ID (or if you arrive at the test centre on the day without your photo ID), you will not be able to take your test on the day. 

Your email address helps with future correspondence, so you can easily be contacted with details about your test. It will also be the email address that your results will be sent to.

A screenshot showing Step 2 of the PearsonVUE web account creation process: entering your address.

You will then be required to enter your contact information, including your address and telephone number. 

A screenshot showing Step 3 of the PearsonVUE web account creation process: entering your gender.

You will then be required to answer an additional question about your gender.

A screenshot showing Step 4 of the PearsonVUE web account creation process: choosing your username after checking availability and your password.

Next, you will need to create a unique username (press the “Check Availability” button to check) and a password that contains 8 or more characters, combines uppercase and lowercase letters, and numbers or symbols. You can also set three security questions on this page. 

A screenshot of your PearsonVUE Dashboard.

Once you click “Finish”, you will be directed to your dashboard.

Step 2: Book a UCAT ANZ test:

Now that you’ve registered, you can go ahead and book the best day and location for you to sit your UCAT ANZ. Our advice, from experience, is to not leave this too late as places fill up fast and if you don’t get in quick you could end up travelling quite far on an unsuitable day.

A screenshot of your PearsonVUE Dashboard, with a red arrow pointing towards the UCAT ANZ exam.

On your dashboard, you should see the “UCAT_ANZ: UCAT Australia and New Zealand” link under “Exam Catalog”. Click on the link.

A screenshot showing exam details for the UCAT ANZ, including the price (AUD299), language (English-UK) and a link to the concession scheme.

You should then see the “Exam Details” page, and should click “Next”. You can also find some information about concession schemes here.

A screenshot that shows additional questions from UCAT ANZ.

You will then be asked a series of questions about yourself. Fill these out accurately and proceed.

A screenshot showing the Test Center Search page.
A screenshot showing the Choose Appintment page.

You can then select your test centre (closest one to you, or whatever is the most convenient for you), and your test date and time.

You will then be directed to enter your payment details, after which you can submit your order and will receive a confirmation email that your test has been booked.

Congratulations! You are now one step closer to your dream of becoming a doctor or a dentist.

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Do you need help with preparing for the UCAT ANZ? Please don’t worry, head over to our Online UCAT ANZ 2021 Course and we’ll get you signed up to guide you through this whole process.

We provide you with extensive video tutorials, a huge bank of over 10,000 questions, 8 unique full mock exams, 18 mini-mock exams and question walkthroughs, as well as performance feedback.

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