Exam Centre at New Horizons Dublin

New Horizons Dublin is an authorised testing centre for leading certification testing vendors including Pearson Vue and Certiport. To schedule an exam please see the instructions below for each testing provider.

Covid-19 Update

The Exam Centre is now open. Please note the new protocols below.

  • Please arrive at the Test Centre wearing your face mask/cover.
  • Keep social distance when queuing at our reception.
  • Sanitise your hands using the hand sanitisers provide in the test centre.
  • Please avoid bringing any extra items besides your ID’s to our test centre. We strongly discourage exam candidates in bringing backpacks and any unnecessary personal belongings.
  • Be aware that you will have your temperature checked as the first measure before your exam check-in. If your temperature is higher than 37.5C you will not be allowed to sit your exam.
  • We will constantly remind you about our safety guidelines, so please cooperate with our staff as we are trying to do our best to accommodate everyone in the safest way as possible according to the government guidelines.
  • Once you are sitting your exam, we will instruct you to leave the exam room, so we can avoid interactions inside the confined space of the exam room.
  • To keep the social distance in place we will not walk you in the exam room as we used to do. We will set up your station while you wait at the reception. Once it is set up, we will let you know your station number and you will walk yourself in the exam room to find your related station.
  • Our complimentary coffee and biscuit station is temporally closed for safety reasons.
  • We kindly ask you in case you use the bathroom on our premises to clean up after use according to the sign instructions on the walls.

We know that is a lot to ask, but if we all work together, we can remain open and operating safely.

Dublin Exam Centre Information


Frequently Asked Questions about Exams at New Horizons Ireland.

New Horizons Ireland is an authorised testing centre for leading certification testing vendors including Pearson Vue, Certiport, PSI and Webassessor.


Pearson Vue administers certification exams offered by most major IT vendors including Microsoft, CompTIA, Cisco, and Citrix.

TO BOOK A Certiport EXAM

Certiport administers certification exams for Microsoft Office, Adobe, and IC3. Visit to schedule your exam.

At New Horizons Ireland we host hundreds of different exams, you will need to contact your exam provider directly to enquire about the price of your particular exam. Most exam pricing can be found on

Testing Hours: Monday - Friday 09:00-16:30

We open 1 Saturday per month, check availability through or call Oxana in our exam centre on 01 8898708

Most exams requires two forms of identification, some of them only one.

***Please check with your exam provider for any specific rules about what ID is required. You may not be able to sit your exam without the required forms of ID.***

ID rules for Pearson Vue Exams

When you arrive at the Pearson VUE test centre on the day of your exam appointment, before being permitted to enter the exam room, you will be required to confirm your identity by presenting two forms of accepted ID; a Primary ID and a Secondary ID. All ID must be current and valid (not expired). If you arrive at the test centre without the required IDs you will not be permitted to test and you will have book (and pay for) a new appointment.

Primary ID:

Must be currentvalid and contain your photograph and signature.*

  • A currently valid signed passport of any country
  • A currently valid signed government issued photo driving licence (full or provisional)

*Primary ID without a signature: Some government issued ID such as a passport, driver’s licence, military ID or state/country card may be a biometric type and/or may not contain a signature. In these cases Primary ID will be accepted without a signature on condition that you also present a Secondary ID which does contain your signature (e.g. bank, credit or debit card).

Secondary ID:

Must contain your signature.

  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Bank Card
  • another ID from the Primary ID list

If, after reading this information, you are unsure whether your ID meets with the requirements, or if you have additional questions, please contact Pearson VUE Customer Service.

You are not allowed to bring any personal belongings into the exam room. You must remove your watch and phone as these items are not allowed in the exam room. We provide lockers to keep your items safe, such as wallets, watches, mobile phone, water bottles etc.

We can provide erasable note boards and pens for use int he exam room. We can also provide earplugs or noise cancelling headphones.

For more details you must check the email that you got when you booked your exam.

No, you can’t. Exceptions might apply according to your exam, you must check with Pearson Vue for more details or with the vendor of your exam.

Yes, you can. You must raise your hand to signalise for the proctor that you need something. Some exams have scheduled breaks, so in this case your exam will pause, and you can proceed to your break. However, most exams do not have a scheduled break, in this case your allowed exam time may still be counting down while you go to the bathroom.

You should contact Pearson Vue with your registration number to get more information about it. New Horizons Ireland can NOT access candidates’ personal information about scores or results.

All exam providers have different rules for rescheduling. Please contact your exam provider directly to reschedule.

To reschedule a Pearson Vue exam, you should first log into your Pearson Vue account and select the option to reschedule, if available. If you can’t reschedule your exam by logging into, you should call Pearson Vue directly on 1800 552 131 (Free from landline only).

You will need to contact your exam provider immediately. There are different cancelation rules for each exam and exam provider.

To cancel a Pearson VUE exam, you need to contact them at 1800 552 131 (Free from landline only)

PMP exams are booked through the Project Management Institute:

Yes, we do host GMAT exams at our Test Centre. You can register or book GMAT exams at

For any futher questions about GMAT exams, please visit:

Yes, we do host UCAT exams at our Test Centre. You can register or book UCAT exams at:

For futher information about UCAT exam dates and fees, please visit:

To book a CompTIA exam, you will need to register at

  1. You can book trough eCollege, your tutor can help you.
  2. If you have your own voucher than you will have to pay €30 Administration fee. Call 01 8898708.
  3. Or you can purchase the voucher from us for €120.00 (including admin fee). Call 01 8898708.


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