Paper & Pencil Tests

North American Technician Excellence


Paper and Pencil Testing

If taking the test with pencil and paper, be sure to fill in all information on your answer sheet, including telephone numbers, email addresses and employer contact information. If you do not, you may not receive your results and NATE will not have a way to contact you.

What to Bring

  • Photo Identification.
  • Your NATE ID number if you have one.
  • Personal Identification Number (PIN), which you created when you first tested with NATE. Candidates who have already tested with NATE and do not recall their NATE ID or PIN must call the NATE office for assistance. This should be done at least two days before the test. Call toll free: 1.877.420.6283.
  • A non-programmable calculator

What NOT to Bring

  • Blackberries, cell phones, programmable calculator, or other electronic devices.