Frequently Asked Questions About Pearson VUE

Who is Pearson VUE?

Pearson VUE provides computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of testing-industry services and delivers exams through a comprehensive and secure network of test centers in 175 countries. Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson (NYSE: PSO; LSE: PSON), the international media company, whose businesses include the Financial Times Group, Pearson Education and the Penguin Group.

What is the admission process for SAS® Global Certification exam takers through Pearson VUE?

The admission process when taking SAS Global Certification exams at a Pearson VUE site includes enhanced security measures. Two forms of ID, including a picture ID with signature, are required. In addition, examinees will be photographed and asked to provide a digital signature. The photograph and signature will become a permanent part of each candidate's certification record. Candidates need to preregister for exams online only by logging into SAS Certification Manager and selecting “Schedule/Modify Exam Appointment”. Candidates cannot register directly at a Pearson VUE testing center.

What are the benefits of capturing digital photos and signatures?

This ensures that SAS Global Certification credentials maintain their integrity and value within the marketplace. Employers will have increased assurance that the person presenting a SAS credential is the same individual who took the exam.

How do I register for an exam at Pearson VUE?

If you are a first-time registrant for SAS Global Certification exams, you will need to create a web account in SAS Certification Manager. You may only register online. Pearson VUE authorized test centers cannot take registrations at their locations.

After you have created your account in SAS Certification Manager, you will select "Schedule/Modify Exam Appointment" and will automatically be signed in to the Pearson VUE registration system for registration. Click on View Exams.