2012 GMAT Handbook Updates
GMAT test takers must agree to all terms and conditions spelled out in the current edition of the GMAT Handbook.
The following updates have been made to the 2012 GMAT Handbook:
Page 10: AVOID TESTING VIOLATIONS
All other items, including watches, are to remain in your locker until your exam is over. [added: including watches]
During break: you may access only:
Tobacco products (at the discretion of the test center) [added: at the discretion of the test center]
Added following to Check In chart under Present appropriate identification section:
Acceptable Forms of ID
• Passport book (mandatory in some countries and required if testing outside your country of citizenship)
• Government-issued driver’s license
•Government-issued national/state/ province identity card (including European ID card)
•Military ID card
•Laminated government issued learner’s permit (US only)
•Permanent resident/green card (US only)
See: Presenting Proper Identification
Page 13: Accept Your Score: Added: If you do not accept your scores you will not be able to view them. This is the only opportunity you will have to accept or cancel your scores.
Page 15: Send Score Reports to Schools: Changed first sentence to 'We will send your Official Score Report to up to five programs that you select on test day. You will not be able to change the selection once made or select your initial five free of cost at a later date.'
Page 18: Country Specific Information
Clarifications have been made for the following Countries ID Requirements:
China: Passport Book, Added: If testing in Taiwan, Passport book or Entry Permit.
Cuba: Must be able to prove primary residence outside of your country of citizenship prior to testing.
Hong Kong: Passport Book
Mexico: Voter ID acceptable
Nepal Tibetan Refugees: CTA Green Book and either settlement officier identification leter or government-issued ID that includes candidate's signature.
Saudi Arabia: Non citizens must present two pieces of identification. You may use your employer-sponsored Iqama Identification along with another form of identification that includes your name, photograph, and signature.
Sudan: Must be able to prove primary residence outside of your country of citizenship prior to testing.
Syria: Must be able to prove primary residence outside of your country of citizenship prior to testing.
Taiwan: If testing in Taiwan: Passport book. If testing in Mainland China: Entry Permit.
United States: see Presenting Proper Indentification page on mba.com for state specific requirements.
EU or Schengen Zone Citizens: If you are a citizen of a European Union or Schengen Zone country testing in another of EU or Schengen Zone country you may present your passport book, national identification card, or European Identity Card.