Payment Procedure

The NMAT Registration and Testing Fee is One Thousand Nine Hundred Pesos (PhP1,900.00).

You can pay online using a credit card or go through an over-the-counter transaction at the bank. Payment should be made on or before the deadline for registration. Please note that you are not completely registered or fully qualified to take the NMAT if you have not paid the NMAT fees even if you have already downloaded, printed and accomplished your NMAT Identification Form.

Credit card payment

Major credit cards are accepted and processed by SecurePay. As soon as credit card payment is completed online, the applicant will immediately receive his/her payment confirmation email together with his/her NMAT Application Form. The applicant can then view his/her application status and download the NMAT Practice Set (Part I and Part II) and the Supplementary Handout.

All foreign applicants or those applying from abroad and taking the test here in the Philippines can only pay through credit card.

Bank payment

Bank payments can be made in all Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) branches nationwide. Only cash and full payment of PhP1,900.00 is accepted. If you clicked and chose to pay through BPI, you will immediately receive an e-mail that shows your assigned NMAT Application Number and Bank Reference Number. Attached to this email is your NMAT Identification (ID) Form. 

Download, print, and accomplish the NMAT ID Form. Bring this form with you to the nearest BPI branch and fill out a deposit/payment slip with the following details: 

Account Name/Merchant's Name: Center for Educational Measurement, Inc. (CEM) 

          CEM's BPI Account Number: 1881-0450-24 

            Policy/Plan/Reference No.: (Bank Reference Number written on your NMAT ID)

              Policy/Planholder's Name: (your full name as written on your NMAT ID)

Present the deposit/payment slip to the bank teller together with your payment. Keep the Client's Copy of the deposit/payment slip for reference or verification purposes.

You shall receive your payment confirmation e-mail within two (2) banking days. You may then view your application status and download the NMAT Practice Set and Supplementary Handout as soon as payment is confirmed.

A paid applicant shall receive his/her CEM Official Receipt (OR) of payment when he/she receives or picks up his/her official NMAT Examinee Report Form (ERF).

A paid applicant should also visit the NMAT Online website two (2) weeks before the test date to view his/her room assignment and download his/her NMAT Examination Permit.

Please take note that review centers are NOT authorized to collect or accept, in behalf of CEM, any NMAT registration or test fees from NMAT applicants. Any untoward incident arising from your dealings with a review center, or any such entity, is solely your responsibility.