Register for the TOEFL iBT® Test

To make sure the TOEFL iBT® test is offered in your area, check your location.

Testing in China (except Hong Kong and Macau): Register at http://toefl.etest.net.cn/ or see http://www.neea.edu.cn/. Some policies and procedures for China may differ from those on this website.

Note: Walk-in registration at the test center is not allowed.

If you are requesting testing accommodations due to a disability or health-related need, you cannot register using the online registration system or by phone. Find the information you need to request accommodations and register for the test.

Register Online

  • Register 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Be sure the name you use when you register exactly matches the identification you will bring on test day. See Identification Requirements. You are required to enter at least 1 form of identification before you can register for a test date.
  • Pay with a credit/debit card: American Express®, Discover®, JCB®, MasterCard® or VISA®. You can also use a PayPal® account, or an electronic check (e-check) if you have a bank account in the United States or its territories.

    Payment methods are subject to change without notice.

    Note: American Express, Discover, JCB, MasterCard and e-checks are not accepted for the following locations: Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and Togo. Only VISA cards are accepted for those locations.

  • Registration closes 7 days before your test date.
  • Late registration closes 4 days before your test date and has a late fee of US$40.
  • Need help registering online? Use our step-by-step guide.

Register Online

Register by Phone

  • Review the Registration Form before you call. Spell your name exactly as it appears on the identification you will bring on test day. See Identification Requirements.
  • Go to www.ets.org/toefl/contact and select your location to find the phone number for your Regional Registration Center (RRC).
  • Pay with credit/debit card: American Express, Discover, JCB, MasterCard or VISA; or with an electronic check (e-check) if you have a bank account in the United States or its territories.
  • Registration closes 7 days before your test date.
  • Late registration by phone closes at 5 p.m. local test center time on the business day before the test and has a late fee of US$40.

Register by Mail

  • Download and fill out a Registration Form. Spell your name exactly as it appears on the identification you will bring on test day. See Identification Requirements.
  • Choose 1 of the payment methods listed on the form.
  • If you are testing outside the United States, U.S. territories and Canada, mail your form and payment to your RRC. To find the contact information for your RRC, go to www.ets.org/toefl/contact and select the country where you plan to test. If you are testing in the United States, a U.S. territory or Canada, use the mailing address listed on the Registration Form.
  • Forms must be received at least 4 weeks before your test date.
  • If you do not receive a confirmation, call the location where you mailed your paperwork — at least 3 business days before your registration deadline.
  • If you register by mail you will need to enter certain codes manually that are input automatically online. See Code Lists for Registering by Mail.

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When you register for a TOEFL iBT test, you can also order the TOEFL® Value Pack Premium, which includes test preparation materials, 5 additional score reports and a US$35 discount off a future TOEFL iBT registration for only US$141 — a savings of 32%! Other Value Packs are also available.

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