What do I need to bring to ACT 2021?


  • Admission Ticket. Print a copy of your admission ticket to bring to the test center.
  • Acceptable Photo identification. Acceptable photo identification is required to be admitted to the test center.
  • Mask.
  • Number 2 pencil.
  • Watch.
  • Calculator.
  • Snacks.

What do I need my ACT ID for?

You’ll find your ACT ID on the bottom of your admission ticket and at the top of your Student Report. The ACT ID is used to match you with your ACT scores. The ACT no longer collects Social Security Numbers, so all students enter their ACT ID from their admission ticket on their answer document when they take the test.

Is the ACT changing in 2020?

ACT Announces Big Changes: Retesting, Computer-Based Testing, & Superscoring. Jennifer Winward, Ph. D. ACT has recently stirred up the test-taking world with announcements of major changes to the test starting in September 2020.

What picture should I use for ACT?

You can upload a JPEG, JPG, PNG, or BMP image file. The maximum file size is 5 MB. The photo must be at least 640 x 480 pixels.

What do you need to bring to the ACT test?

What to Bring to the ACT: ACT Day Checklist

  1. Your printed ticket. Bring a printed copy of your ticket to the test center.
  2. A Photo ID. Bring a photo identification as specified by the ACT:
  3. Mask.
  4. 2-3 Number 2 Pencils.
  5. A Watch.
  6. An ACT-Approved Calculator (and extra batteries!)
  7. Snacks!
  8. A Jacket or Sweater.

What should a student bring to the test ACT?

As long as you have these four items—your printed admission ticket, your photo ID, #2 pencils, and a permitted calculator—you should have no problem getting into and making it through the ACT.

How can I get my old ACT scores without ACT ID?

Request Your Scores

  1. Online: If you have your ACT online account information handy, you can log in to access your scores.
  2. By phone: Order scores by phone by calling 319-337-1270.
  3. By mail: Download the request form and send it to ACT Student Services: Score Reports, P.O. Box 451, Iowa City, IA 52243-0451.

Is a 21 on the ACT good?

Is a 21 ACT Score (50th Percentile) Good? A 21 ACT score is a little bit better than the average score of 20.8. Because of this, a 21 is a commonly accepted score at many schools, but it may not make you competitive at selective schools.

How many times can you retake the ACT?

There will be no limit on the total number of times a student can retest, and retest dates will always coincide with the dates of the national ACT. This means that students will have seven different opportunities to retest each year. During each sitting, students can retake one, two or three sections.

What do you bring to an ACT test?


  1. Admission Ticket. Print a copy of your admission ticket to bring to the test center.
  2. Acceptable Photo identification. Acceptable photo identification is required to be admitted to the test center.
  3. Mask.
  4. Number 2 pencil.
  5. Watch.
  6. Calculator.
  7. Snacks.

Do you have to print your ACT ticket in color?

Don’t worry about it. Your ACT ticket printout can be in either color or black and white, as long as the information is clearly visible.

What are the Act ID requirements for registration?

ACT ID Requirements 1 1: Your ID Must Be Valid#N#Your ID can’t be expired and it must be an official government-issued or school ID. If you use… 2 2: It Must Be the Original ID#N#You can’t show a photocopy or picture of your ID. If you use a school ID, it must be in… 3 3: The Text Must Be in English More

What if I don’t have an appropriate ID for the Act?

If you don’t have an appropriate ID with you on test day, you may not be allowed to take the ACT. In this article, I’ll detail all of the ACT photo ID requirements. What’s an acceptable form of ID?

When will the Real ID Act be in effect?

Initially, all 50 states needed to comply with the REAL ID Act by October 1, 2020. Due to COVID-19, that date was been pushed back one year to October 1, 2021. NBC News reports the date has been pushed back again to May 3, 2023.

Why do I need a photo ID for the Act?

A photo ID is required to confirm your identity and registration. In the past, there have been issues with cheating—students have taken the ACT for other people. The information and picture on your photo ID will be checked against the info and photo on your admission ticket to ensure that everybody takes their own test.