California Supplemental Examination (CSE)


Scheduling Procedures

Candidates can schedule an examination at a location of their choice (see below) during normal working hours of a.m.– p.m., Monday–Friday, and operating hours on Saturday, except state holidays. However, candidates cannot schedule their CSE with PSI until they are determined to be eligible by the Board.

The CSE is administered at 17 PSI examination sites in California and 22 additional sites out of state.

California sites include:

  • Anaheim
  • Atascadero
  • Burbank
  • Carson
  • El Monte
  • Fresno
  • Hayward
  • Redding
  • Riverside
  • Sacramento
  • San Diego
  • San Francisco
  • Santa Clara
  • Santa Rosa
  • Ventura
  • Visalia
  • Walnut Creek

Out of state sites include:

  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Charlestown (Boston area), MA
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Cherry Hill, NJ
  • Chicago, IL
  • Cranberry Township, PA
  • Hamilton Square Area, NJ
  • Houston (Northwest), TX
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Milford, CT
  • Nashville, TN
  • North Orem (Provo area), UT
  • North Salt Lake City, UT
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Portland, OR
  • Richardson (Dallas area), TX
  • Richmond, VA
  • Southfield (Detroit area), MI
  • West Des Moines, IA
  • West Hartford, CT
  • Woodbury, MN

Candidates must provide one of the following valid and current forms of government issued identification in order to test:

  • Driver’s license
  • State issued identification card
  • US military identification card
  • US passport