Purchasing the SDS

The entire SDS online experience, which includes test administration and a comprehensive report, costs only $9.95.

After you've completed the test, you may choose to view the SDS Interactive Report and/or the full Client Interpretive Report. Completing the SDS takes only 20 minutes, and the report is generated instantly.

How do I pay?

After you click “Take the SDS,” you will select a payment method. You may pay by credit card, through PayPal®, or with a Group ID and password.

Credit card

First, enter your billing information, including your first and last names, your e-mail address, and your credit card information. After the credit card transaction is complete, click “Begin taking the SDS.” You will be asked to enter your demographic information. For confidentiality, you may prefer to enter your initials, a nickname, or some other form of personal identification instead of your full name. Whatever you enter will appear on your report. Click “Continue” to begin taking the SDS. After you complete the test, click “Get Report” to download your customized report. A link to your report will also be e-mailed to the e-mail address you supplied.

PayPal

First, enter your billing information, including your first and last names, your e-mail address, and your credit card information. Click “Check out,” then enter your PayPal password. After the PayPal transaction is complete, click “Begin taking the SDS.” You will be asked to enter your demographic information. For confidentially, you may prefer to enter your initials, a nickname, or some other form of personal identification instead of your full name. Whatever you enter will appear on your report. Click “Continue” to begin taking the SDS. After you complete the test, click “Get Report” to download your customized report. A link to your report will also be e-mailed to the e-mail address you supplied.

Group Account

If you were provided a Group ID and password for use on this site, select “Group Account.” Enter the registration information, including the Group ID and password you were provided, then click “Continue.” From the confirmation screen, click “Begin taking the SDS.” Confirm your demographic information and click “Continue” to begin taking the SDS. After you complete the test, click “Get Report” to download your customized report. Use your Internet browser to print or save the report. We do not recommend bookmarking the location of your report. A link to your test session and report will also be e-mailed to the e-mail address you supplied.

Group accounts and volume discounts

Setting up a group account for multiple administrations is easy. First, click “Purchase group account uses” in the upper-right corner of your screen. Then, select the quantity of uses you’d like to buy and enter a Group ID, which will be used by all people to whom you distribute uses. Next, enter your billing information. Credit cards are the only form of payment accepted on this Web site for group accounts. (To pay with a purchase order [PO] or check, call our Customer Support Department at 1.866.727.2884 or e-mail sdscsup@parinc.com prior to placing your order. You will be contacted no later than the next business day with details.) After you enter your payment information, you’ll have the option of entering an additional e-mail address to which copies of all reports will be sent. Click “Check out.” You’ll receive an e-mail that includes a list of passwords, one for each use you purchased. In addition, the e-mail contains information that can be forwarded to the test taker regarding how to register at www.self-directed-search.com and begin taking the SDS.

1-4 administrations/reports: $9.95 each
5-49 administrations/reports: $8.95 each
50-299 administrations/reports: $7.95 each
300 or more administrations/reports: $6.95 each