Exam Testing Locations

For a look at the available Exam Study Materials, please visit our Exam Preparation Information Page

                        **** A completed Portfolio Application is not required to test. ****


Exam Delivery Format

  • Exams are offered at PSI testing centers in a computer-based-format (CBT) twice each year.  The exams are administered over a one-week period, starting on the first Saturday in June and December, and ending on the second Sunday.
  • Exam applicants will first apply to GISCI.  After payment to us, you will receive an authorization email to contact PSI for selecting a final test location and date.
    • International Exam applications will end 2 weeks before the first Exam date but scheduling as early as possible is advised.
    • North American Exam applications will be taken until 2 weeks prior to the first Exam date, but scheduling as early as possible is advised.
    • For scheduling after this period, please contact the GISCI directly.


Testing Center Location Information

There are over 880 testing locations worldwide, with the majority in the US & Canada. with additional locations constantly being added.  Each list is under constant revision, and PSI will make the final determination as to location availability. 

The current list of PSI Test Centers that offer the GISCI Exam can be found herePlease note this list is constantly changing and is current to September 2023.

While PSI continues to improve their phone and email support, they are still receiving  an overwhelming call volume.  Candidates with scheduling issues should contact GISCI first for support resolving their scheduling issues.


PSI Exam Center Protocols

  • See a list of exam center protocols and requirements in place at each testing center here: PSI Testing Center Protocols
  • Check here to see if a test center is closed for any reason.  This webpage is updated frequently.


PSI Exam Center Locations

To see the list of current authorized PSI worldwide test center locations visit the PSI Test Center Site here:  https://www.psionline.com/test-takers/

  • Once there, type in 'GISCI' under 'Find Your Test' and choose: 'GISCI Geospatial Core Technical Knowledge’ do not choose ‘GIS Certification Institute (GISCI)’
  • You will see a link to ‘Testing Centers’ under Testing Information in the middle right of the PSI website.
  • Clicking on this link will give you a pop-up of the current test centers.