Accessing Pearson VUE Service Exams

On October 1, 2013, AppleCare published all of its service exams at Pearson VUE. This article describes how to access those exams.

AppleCare has posted all of its online exams at Pearson Vue as of October 1, 2013.

Important Difference in Exam Results

Pearson VUE does NOT email exam results. You can print exam results when you complete an exam or print to PDF. In addition, you can review your exam records upon signing in to the Pearson Vue website.

To access these exams from your own computer, follow these steps. 

Note: The screens shown here may differ slightly from what you see. Also, the exam numbers shown in these screenshots may not be consistent.  

  1. Go to

    Pearson VUE Apple
  2. In the AppleCare section, select Purchase an exam.  

  3. If you have not used Pearson Vue previously, click "Create a web account." If you already have a Pearson Vue name and password, enter it and skip to Step 6 in this article.

     On the create page enter your Tech ID. If you do not have a Tech ID from Apple, go to to create one before going any further.

    Note: All categories with an asterisk (*) must be filled out.  
  4. Click Next.

    Pearson Contact Info
  5. Fill in the required fields and click Next. 

    Create Account
  6. Here you create your name and password and choose the security questions for password or name retrieval.  When done, click Finish.

    Sign In Screen
  7. Below is the Sign In screen you saw originally. Enter the name and password you created when you registered and click Sign In.  

    Home Screen
  8. If you are using a keycode or private access code for an exam enter it here. If not, click View Exams.

    Select Exams
  9. Select an exam to get exam details. Note: The page shown above is from a development environment.  In the production environnment, you will see the four exams listed at the start of the article.  

    Exam Details
  10. Click "Register for this exam."

    Language Selection
  11. Select the language you wish for the exam and click Next. In this example the English version is selected. 

    My Order
  12. Confirm the exam information and click "Proceed to Checkout."  Note: You can add other exams before completing this step.

    Checkout Step 1
  13. Confirm your information and click "Next."

    Checkout Step 2
  14. Review policies and select whether you agree or not. Agreement will take you to the Enter Payment page.  

    Enter Payment
  15. Fill in your payment information and click "Next."  
    IMPORTANT: if you have a Promo Code, enter it by clicking "Add Discount."

    Submit Order
  16. Confirm your order details and select Submit Order.

  17. Print your receipt and click Home in the upper-right corner of the screen.

    Home with Exam
  18. Click the purchased exam to access it for testing.

    Begin Exam
  19. Click Begin Exam when you are ready to start testing.

IMPORTANT: The Pearson VUE system will give you a score report at the end of the exam. You can print this score report for your records. Pearson VUE does NOT email exam results.  To access your exam records at a later time, you need to sign in to the Pearson Vue system with your name and password. 

If you have questions regarding this testing process, email

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