The National Hearing Test

It’s the first step in addressing concerns about hearing loss in yourself or your loved ones. This screening test is scientifically validated and your results remain confidential with you.

AARP members: Take the test FREE!

The National Hearing Test is an accurate, validated hearing screening test, developed with funding from the National Institutes of Health.
This confidential, not-for-profit screening is taken over a telephone to help you determine if you need a complete hearing evaluation.
It has no financial connection with any hearing products/services.

AARP members can take the National Hearing Test once a year for FREE!

The National Hearing Test is provided by Communication Disorders Technology, Inc.
By taking the free hearing test you agree to NHT’s terms and conditions and privacy policy.

For questions about the National Hearing Test, please call toll-free at 1-844-459-0569.
For questions regarding your AARP member benefits, please contact AARP Customer Care at 1-888-OUR-AARP (1-888-687-2277).

You might have a hearing problem if…

You have trouble understanding conversations

Research shows that people who have trouble with conversations in noisy places often have hearing loss.

You are exposed to
intense noise

Exposure to intense noise is a leading cause of hearing loss.

You frequently listen to
loud music

Frequent exposure to loud music, including through ear buds, can result in cumulative damage to your hearing.