License Exams

2020 License Exam Schedule

Baton Rouge
January 28
April 28
July 28
October 27
6:00 PM at EBRP Bluebonnet Library
Please plan to arrive by 5:45 PM if you are planning to take an Exam with our Volunteer Examiner Team. The exam fee is $15.
If upgrading, bring a copy of your current license that will be submitted with your application by the VE Team.

First Thursday of each month, 6 PM at Lafayette Science Museum

Last Sunday of each month, 2 PM at North Oaks Diagnostics & E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center

To take a test, candidates need to bring the following:

  • Pencil(s)
  • $15 check made out to ARRL VEC  (We prefer checks, but will also accept cash.)
  • Photo ID
  • Copy of your current FCC license or CSCE (for those upgrading)
  • Calculator – This is optional and you must be able to demonstrate that the memories are blank.

In addition, we recommend, if you are taking your first test, that you register with the FCC and get your FRN number.  This can be used on the forms instead of using your Social Security number.  You can register here.