WSET Level 2 exams are now available ONLINE! 

The online exam will allow you to take your exam in a proctored environment from your home where you will be monitored via webcam, screen sharing technology and a secondary recording device during your exam.

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE ONLINE EXAM DATES: (all exam times are Pacific Time)

NOTE:  You must be enrolled in a WSET Level 2 course in order to take the Level 2 exam.  WSET Level 2 exams are ordered 30 days before the Level 2 exam date, as per the WSET rules, and a transfer fee must be paid to change the date once that order has been placed with the WSET.  Exam results take 3-4 Months to be processed and released by the WSET.  For any questions or concerns about this time frame for the release of your results, please contact WSET at:

NVWA is unable to offer in-person WSET Level 2 examinations during the global pandemic. Any updates to protocols or in-person options will be added to this page.

Frequently asked questions and online exam tips:

Can I take the Exam Online?

If you have the right devices, YES! Checklist below.

Device #1 (to take Exam): Mac/PC, or Microsoft Surface Pro & Go (with Windows 8 or better) with web cam, audio, internet access and the latest version of Google Chrome. NOT supported: Google Chromebooks, Android tablets (Nexus 7, etc.), iOS tablets (iPad, iPad mini etc), and Surface RT.

Device #2 (to record Exam Room): A mobile Device, with ProctorExam app downloaded.

How do I register for the Online Exam?

See the Exam Registration module in the Introductory module of your Online Course for link and instructions on how to register. Only 50 slots are available per online exam.

Can I change the date of my Online Exam?

If your schedule changes and you need to change your exam date, please refer to the information below:

  • BEFORE 30 days of your exam date: You may purchase an Exam Transfer Code for $50.
  • WITHIN 30 days of your exam date: You may purchase an Exam Reorder Code for $200.

Purchase links and information are found in your Online Course Exam Registration module, as well as your Exam Confirmation emails.

Will I receive a confirmation email?

Yes! Upon exam registration, you will receive a confirmation email from [email protected] with further instructions and information, and subsequent reminders as your exam date approaches.

Will I get anything from the WSET?

Yes. You will receive 2 emails from WSET Global ([email protected]), one 9 days prior your exam date and one 3 days prior.

How do I set up my testing space?

Watch this video provided by the WSET! Pay close attention to details on what is allowed and what is not.

Do I need to download anything ahead to take my exam?

YES! You need to download the “ProctorExam” application on your mobile device through your app store.

What should I expect while taking the exam?

See this video from ProctorExam for tips!

How do I know if my internet is fast enough?

Check your speed using this link.

How do I check my computer is set up correctly, so I will be able to take the exam without a hitch?

Follow the instructions found in your System Check email received 9 days prior to your exam date. For extra help, consult this step-by-step guide produced by the WSET.

What if I’m not receiving emails from NVWA, or from the WSET?

Check your spam, and follow the instructions here to “whitelist” emails from [email protected] and [email protected]

What happens if I have a problem during my exam?

Use online chat support, found on the bottom right hand corner of your screen.

When will I receive my exam results?

WSET London confirms that your exam results will be released in approximately 2-3 Months after your exam date. All exam results will be emailed to you the day we receive the Gradelist from WSET. Level 2 Pin and Certificate will arrive 4 weeks after you receive your passing grade.

You can still register for the next WSET class without your exam results if you’d like to continue on to the next level.

Are my exam results released yet?

Check the status of your exam below!Estimated release date
March 2, 2022  10:00am PSTMay 25, 2022
March 11, 2022 10:00am PSTJune 3, 2022
March 20, 2022 10:00am PSTJune 12, 2022
March 26, 2022 12:00pm PSTJune 18, 2022
April 6, 2022 5:00pm PSTJune 30, 2022
April 16, 2022, 12:00pm PSTJuly 9, 2022
April 20, 2022, 12:00pm PSTJuly 13, 2022
May 4, 2022, 5:00pm PSTAug 2, 2022
May 13, 2022, 12:00pm PSTAug 11, 2022
May 18, 2022, 12:00pm PSTAug 16, 2022
Jun 1, 2022, 5:00pm PSTAug 24, 2022
Jun 11, 2022, 12:00pm PSTSept 3,  2022
Jun 22, 2022, 12:00pm PSTSept 14, 2022
July 6, 2022, 5:00pm PSTSept 28, 2022
July 16, 2022, 12:00pm PSTOct 8, 2022
July 20, 2022, 12:00pm PSTOct 12, 2022
Aug 3, 2022, 5:00pm PSTOct 26, 2022
Aug 13, 2022, 12:00pm PSTNov 5, 2022
Aug 31, 2022, 5:00pm PSTNov 23, 2022
Sept 10, 2022, 12:00pm PSTDec 7, 2022
Sep 21, 2022, 12:00pm PSTDec 14, 2022
Oct 5, 2022, 4:00pm PSTDec 28, 2022
Oct 15, 2022, 12:00pm PSTJan 7, 2023
Oct 26, 2022, 12:00pm PSTJan 18, 2023

When will my certificate and pin arrive?

The WSET is delayed in producing certificates due to Covid. They will be released 12 weeks or more from the exam date.

I have more questions. How do I contact someone?

As always, you can email [email protected], use the chat function on this site, or call us at (855) 881-2314.

Good luck when you take your exam!


Cancellations of confirmed in-person course enrollments and workshops are accepted up to 60 days before the start of the course. An administration fee of $50 plus the full cost of the study materials and exam fees will be deducted, and the remainder of the course fee refunded to the payee. Separate WSET exam cancellation/transfer rules apply.
Transfers of a confirmed enrollment to another course are accepted 60 days before the course start date with an administration fee of $50.

Cancellations less than 60 days before the in-person course start date or course no shows forfeit any refund/transfer options unless students can provide medical documentation. If medical documentation is provided, students can be transferred to a later course. No refunds will be applied.

Course Transfers cannot be carried forward to the next academic year (which commenced on January 1).

Students are highly encouraged to purchase separate travel insurance.

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