Where do I take the exam? There are two options to take the exam Computerized: You can take the exam at any of the prometric testing centers. Paper based: You must take the exam at the USPTO in Alexandria, VA. Updated on August 16, 2016 Was this article helpful? Yes No Related Articles What is a Patent Agent? What is a Patent Attorney? What are the “beta” questions on the exam? I need more information about scheduling my exam. How do I reschedule or cancel my exam date? Am I allowed to review my exam if I do not pass?