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Out of Town Testing & Trades Vocational Testing

At this time, out-of-town testing is only available for the English Placement Test (EPT), Math Placement Test (MPT) and Vocational Trades Testing. Students may request to write a test out-of-town (if they live at least 100 kms) from one of KPU's 4 campuses.  We cannot send exams outside of Canada.  You will be required to pay the appropriate testing fees and provide Picture ID to the approved exam invigilator.

If you would like to arrange to write a test out-of-town, please take the following steps:

  1. Contact Student Enrolment Services to confirm which test you need to take and to receive a student # and set-up your KPU email account.

  2. Find an invigilator in your town or city who will supervise your exam, and set up a time to write your test. Persons allowed to invigilate exams include; Testing Administrator, Counsellor, Librarian, Teacher, Principal, or Dean. For other options, please contact Assessment & Testing Services. An invigilator cannot be your friend, neighbour, co-worker, supervisor, family member, relative, or live at the same address as you. We do not send tests to personal emails, must be a business email.

  3. Then complete an PDF icon Out of Town Test Request Form and email it to

  4. Book and pay for the EPT/MPT or Vocational Trades Assessments online at Note: The invigilation fees are separate and must be paid to the site where you are doing your testing.

  5. Assessment and Testing will send all the proper instructions and details about your test to your invigilator.

  6. After you have written your test, your proctor is required to email the test back to Assessment and Testing Services. 

  7. Your test will be marked and your score(s) on will be on your online ‘STUDENT PROFILE.’ 

To view your test score (s):

  • Click: ‘Online Self Service’ or ‘OSS’  (If it does not appear on the homepage, type in OSS on the Search line at the top of the page)
  • Enter your KPU Student Number and Password. Click: Login
  • Click: Student Menu
  • Click: Prior Education (on the left of the page)
  • Your Test Score(s) will be listed below the header ‘Testing’
This process can take up to 2 weeks from the time we receive your test back.

If you are an international student, please contact International Student Advising.

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