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Licensing Policies

GRE® Licensing Policy

TOEFL® Licensing Policy

TOEIC® Licensing Policy

 

GRE® Licensing Policy

Effective September 2017

This policy describes the GRE® materials available for licensing. No other materials beyond those described herein are available for commercial licensing.

ALL GRE MATERIALS ARE PROTECTED BY U.S. AND INTERNATIONAL COPYRIGHT LAWS AND MAY BE REPRODUCED ONLY UNDER LICENSE BY THE COPYRIGHT OWNER, EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE (ETS), PURSUANT TO THE GRE LICENSING POLICY SET FORTH HEREIN. Permission is granted for one year or the duration of the most recent edition. All GRE materials are to be used in conjunction with licensee's own materials. All licenses are nontransferable.

  1. All requests to license/reproduce ETS's copyrighted GRE materials must be submitted to http://www.ets.org/legal/permissions/ by completing either the General Permissions Request Form or the Research Permissions Request Form, depending on the nature of your intended use.

If permission is granted, prior to the release of licensed materials, you are required to accept the terms and conditions set forth in the ETS license agreement.

  1. Materials available for licensing are as follows:
    1. GRE® General Test
      • POWERPREP® Online Practice Tests
      • Practice Book for the Paper-delivered GRE® General Test, Second Edition
      Materials for LicenseNonprofit FeesCommercial Fees
      Test questions, correct answer, related directions $225 per question $450 per question
      Analytical Writing question and related directions $225 per question $450 per question
      Analytical Writing scoring guide $500 per page of text* $1,000 per page of text*
      Test directions $500 per page of text* $1,000 per page of text*
      Help screens (POWERPREP Online only) $500 per page of text* $1,000 per page of text*
      Other materials $500 per page of text* $1,000 per page of text*

      * Approximately 350 words.

    2. GRE® Subject Tests
      • GRE Subject Test Practice Books
      Materials for LicenseNonprofit FeesCommercial Fees
      Test questions, correct answer, related directions $225 per question $450 per question
      Test directions $500 per page of text* $1,000 per page of text*
      Other materials $500 per page of text* $1,000 per page of text*

      * Approximately 350 words.

      At the discretion of ETS, fees for GRE materials available for licensing may be waived for academic, scholarly or research purposes. Individuals or institutions requesting permission to use GRE materials for these purposes will be asked to provide detailed information about the intended use.

      Note: There is a limit on the number of GRE questions that may be used in third-party materials. Only one-half of each GRE General Test section (Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning and Analytical Writing) or one half of a Subject Test may be used in a publication. In addition, no more than 50 percent of your publication may be ETS questions. Test questions must be used "as is" and may not be revised or adapted. Single test questions or writing topics are not available for licensing for test preparation purposes.

  2. Material not available for licensing

    • The Official Guide to the GRE® General Test
    • Official GRE® Quantitative Reasoning Practice Questions, Volume 1
    • Official GRE® Verbal Reasoning Practice Questions, Volume 1
    • POWERPREP PLUS® Online Practice Tests

    These publications are available for purchase through the ETS Store.

    The GRE Issue and Argument prompts on the GRE website and the GRE scoring keys and conversion tables are also not available for licensing.

    ETS does not grant permission to post GRE materials on third-party websites; however, we invite you to link to our website at http://www.ets.org/gre.

  3. Required disclaimer(s) and credit line(s) will be provided by ETS and must be included in all third-party materials. If materials are presented in a language other than English, the credit line and disclaimer statement(s) must appear in English, as well as the country's language. Test questions and directions may not be translated.

  4. "GRE," "POWERPREP" and "POWERPREP PLUS" are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). All references to the GRE trademark made in connection with your product are subject to ETS's Guidelines for Proper Informational Use of ETS Trademarks. ETS must review the cover and/or packaging of your product in advance of its distribution to ensure that your product's references to GRE and ETS comply with the "Guidelines" provided to you. You will also be required to use the disclaimer and credit line provided by ETS.

  5. Reproduction of the ETS and GRE logos is not permitted.

  6. ETS reserves the right to amend this policy without notice.

REQUESTS TO LICENSE/REPRODUCE ETS COPYRIGHTED MATERIALS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO http://www.ets.org/legal/permissions/.

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TOEFL® Licensing Policy

Effective March 2014
This policy describes the TOEFL® test materials available for licensing. No other materials beyond those described herein are available for licensing. 

ALL TOEFL MATERIALS ARE PROTECTED BY U.S. AND INTERNATIONAL COPYRIGHT LAWS AND MAY BE REPRODUCED ONLY UNDER LICENSE BY THE COPYRIGHT OWNER, EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE (ETS), PURSUANT TO THE TOEFL LICENSING POLICY SET FORTH HEREIN. New materials are published annually on or about July 1. For this reason, permission is granted for one year or the duration of the most recent edition. All TOEFL materials are to be used in conjunction with Licensee's own materials. All licenses are nontransferable.

In order to reproduce any of ETS's copyrighted TOEFL materials listed below, please complete the online form specifying which materials you are interested in reproducing; include your intended use of the materials, the proposed title of your course or product, and the publisher.

  1. MATERIALS AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING
    1. Information and Registration Bulletin — TOEFL iBT® Test
      • This Bulletin describes the test and contains information about registering, test center locations, practice test questions, scoring and other important information.
      Fees for Material from the Information and Registration Bulletin for TOEFL iBT TestPrice
      For use in printed materials $150 per page
      For use in a software product $275 per page
    2. TOEFL iBT Related Materials
      MaterialFee NonprofitFee Commercial
      Independent and Integrated Rubrics for Speaking $500 $1,000
      Independent and Integrated Rubrics for Writing $500 $1,000
      1. At the discretion of ETS, fees for materials available for licensing may be waived for research purposes. Individuals or institutions requesting permission to use TOEFL iBT materials for this purpose will be asked to provide detailed information about the study.
      2. ETS does not grant permission to post TOEFL materials on third-party websites; however, we invite you to link to our website at www.ets.org/toefl.
      3. TOEFL and TOEFL iBT are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). All references to the TOEFL trademarks made in connection with your product are subject to ETS's Guidelines for Proper Informational Use of ETS Trademarks. (ETS must review the cover and/or packaging of your product in advance of its distribution to ensure that your product's references to TOEFL, TOEFL iBT and ETS comply with the "Guidelines" provided to you. You will also be required to use the disclaimer and credit line provided by ETS.
      4. Reproduction of the ETS, TOEFL and TOEFL iBT logos is not permitted.
      5. ETS reserves the right to amend this policy without notice.

Requests for permission to use ETS copyrighted materials must be made in writing and submitted to ETS.

Permissions, Mail Stop 42-L
Office of the General Counsel
Educational Testing Service
Rosedale Road
Princeton, NJ 08541, U.S.
Fax: +1-609-683-2930

For guidelines regarding use of ETS trademarks or to request permission online, visit http://www.ets.org/legal.

For more information about testing in your country or area, visit the TOEFL website at http://www.ets.org/toefl.

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TOEIC® Licensing Policy

Effective June 2017

  1. All requests to license/reproduce ETS copyrighted materials must be submitted to http://www.ets.org/legal/permissions/ by completing either the General Permissions Request Form or the Research Permissions Request Form, depending on the nature of your intended use.

If permission is granted, prior to the release of licensed materials, you are required to accept the terms and conditions set forth in the ETS license agreement.

  1. Materials available for licensing are as follows:

    Note: Fees are stated in U.S. dollars and exclude country fees or taxes.
    Materials for LicenseSingle Format Fees (paper or electronic)Both Formats Fees
    TOEIC® Listening and Reading Test
    Answer Sheet $100 $150
    Test Directions $950 $1,200
    Test Sample Questions, Answer Key $1,500 $1,750
    Total Package — Directions, Sample Questions, Answer Key $2,450 $2,950
    TOEIC® Speaking and Writing Tests
    Test Directions $950 $1,200
    Total Package — Directions, Sample Questions, Responses, Screen Shots, Sound Files (electronic only) $3,000 Not available

    For electronic use — Materials listed above may be licensed for one year. 

    For printed materials — Materials listed above may be licensed for one edition of the licensee's publication.
  1. Materials NOT available for licensing:
    • Entire Disclosed Test Form
    • Single Test Questions
  2. The term "TOEIC" is a registered trademark of Educational Testing Service. If you use this term in connection with your materials, a pre-review of your publication cover(s) is required in advance of distribution. Any questions concerning the usage of the term "TOEIC" (e.g., title) in connection with your work should be submitted to trademarks@ets.org.
  3. No promotional use may be made of the name ETS. In addition, no promotional reference can be made as to the inclusion of the actual TOEIC questions. The credit line and disclaimer statement, which is provided by ETS, must be included in the all third-party materials. If materials are presented in a language other than English, the credit line and disclaimer statement(s) must appear in English as well as the country's language. Test questions and directions may not be translated.
  4. There are territory restrictions for the use and sale of TOEIC materials; exporting out of the licensed territory is strictly prohibited. Permissions are granted on a case-by-case (country-by-country) basis.
  5. ETS does not grant permission to post TOEIC materials on unsecure third-party websites; however, we invite you to link to our website at www.ets.org/toeic.
  6. Use of ETS trademarks in connection with internet/www addresses: ETS strictly prohibits the use of their trademarks in connection with the internet or World Wide Web domain addresses.
  7. Reproduction of the ETS and/or TOEIC logo is not permitted.
  8. ETS reserves the right to amend this policy without notice.

REQUESTS TO LICENSE/REPRODUCE ETS COPYRIGHTED MATERIALS
MUST BE SUBMITTED TO http://www.ets.org/legal/permissions/.

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