Typing Speed Certification Information

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Typing Speed Certification

A typing speed certificate is required. Failure to submit a certified typing certificate will disqualify you from the application process. Typing speed certificates issued by online/internet programs will not be accepted. The certificate must contain and meet the following requirements:

  1. Your net typing speed (number of words per minute minus the number of errors).
  2. Must be dated within one year of your application date.
  3. Must have the same number as your application.
  4. Must include the signature of the testing administrator of your typing test.


Agencies that Provide Typing Speed Certificates


Arizona@Work - City of Phoenix - Fee? NO

Click the link to register for a typing speed test:

Arizona@Work SignUp Genius Page or

Call one of the facilities listed below to register for the typing speed test:

  • NORTH: 9801 North 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85020. Phone: (602) 861-0208
  • WEST: 3406 North 51st Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85031. Phone: (623) 245-6200
  • SOUTH: 4635 South Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85040. Phone: (602) 771-0630

Out-Of-State - Fee? NO 

Find an out-of-state location by visiting American Job Centers: https://www.careeronestop.org

Select your state and follow the prompts to register for a typing speed test.

Other Agencies / Companies

We will accept any typing speed certification that meets the requirement noted above in the "Typing Speed Certification" section.

Please note: Applicants are responsible for any fees incured for testing at other agencies.