CJI Basic Abilities Test (BAT)

BAT Registration and Scheduling

Registration Methods
FDLE (BAT) candidates can register and schedule by:

Candidates can phone the call center at 1-877-242-1697 (toll free) Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Saturdays from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Central Standard Time.

Note:  Registration and scheduling are not available through Hillsborough Community College

Registration Information

  • Go to www.pearsonvue.com/fdle
  • Click on Basic Abilities Test (BAT)
  • To schedule, reschedule or cancel an exam Click on sign In or Create Account
  • Click on CJBATCO for Corrections or CJBATLEO for Law Enforcement Officer
  • Schedule Exam
  • Additional Questions from FDLE
  • Proceed to Scheduling
  • Pick a Test Center Location
  • Choose Appointment
  • Proceed to Checkout
  • All payments for exam fees are handled through Pearsonvue
  • If an accommodation is needed please contact Pearsonvue at 1-877-242-1697 
  • Pearsonvue sends authorized candidates an authorization letter.  This letter indicates the time period during which and exam appointment can be scheduled and tells the candidate how to schedule an appointment.  The authorization letter indicates whether accommodations are approved.

All FDLE (BAT) exams must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance

Testing begins promptly at the scheduled time

If you are more than 15 minutes late you will not be allowed to enter the testing lab and will be required to re-register and pay again for the test.  

Rescheduling and Canceling

FDLE (BAT) candidates must reschedule and cancel exam appointments at least 24 hours before the appointment through the candidate website or the call center.  Appointments must be rescheduled within the authorized exam delivery period.  All registrations with accommodations must be rescheduled or canceled through the call center.

Two Forms of ID are Required
Examples of Primary ID

  • Primary ID must be government issued and include the candidate’s name, recent recognizable photo, and signature.
  • International travel passport
  • Driver’s License
  • Military ID (includes spouse and dependents)
  • Identification card (national/state/province ID card)
  • Alien registration card (Green Card/ Permanent Resident/Visa)

Examples of Secondary ID
Any ID containing at least a name and signature or name and recent, recognizable photo that follows the ID requirements stated previously. For Example, bank/debit cards and credit cards are acceptable if the following conditions are true:

  • The card meets the ID requirements at the beginning of this table.
  • The card contains a name and signature or a name and recent, recognizable photo.

2019 HCC Ybor City BAT Testing Dates

  Day       Date            Time         
Friday August 30 9:00 am
Tuesday September 3 1:00 pm
Thursday September 5 9:00 am
Monday September 9 5:00 pm
Wednesday September 11 9:00 am
Tuesday September 17 5:00 pm
Saturday September 21 9:00 am
Wednesday September 25 1:00 pm
Friday September 27 9:00 am
Tuesday October 1 5:00 pm
Thursday October 3 9:00 am
Wednesday October 9 1:00 pm
Saturday October 12 9:00 am
Monday October 14 1:00 pm
Wednesday October 16 9:00 am
Tuesday October 22 1:00 pm
Thursday October 24 9:00 am
Monday October 28 1:00 pm
Wednesday October 30 5:00 pm
Monday November 4 9:00 am
Wednesday November 6 5:00 pm
Tuesday November 12 1:00 pm
Saturday November 16 9:00 am