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TOEFL® EssentialsTM Test

A friendly and convenient English-language test with the quality that universities respect

Select any step to learn more about your TOEFL® EssentialsTM journey.


TOEFL Essentials Test Registration

Learn how to register for the TOEFL Essentials test and what you need to know before you do.

Equipment and Environment Requirements

Make sure your computer and testing area meet the requirements for at home testing before you schedule your test.

How to Register

Watch videos that walk you through at home testing and learn how to register and how to create an ETS account.


ID Requirements

Learn about the ID requirements you’ll need to follow to register for your test.


Schedule Your Test

Ready to register? Schedule your TOEFL Essentials test online.


Disability Accommodations

Learn how to submit your request, how to register after you’re approved, and download the Bulletin Supplement.

Test fees

The test fee for the TOEFL Essentials test is US$100–$1201, depending on your location. You can pay via credit card, eCheck, PayPal®, Alipay® or voucher. Select your location below to view the test fee. For service fees, see the TOEFL® Essentials™ Information Bulletin (PDF).


Country Test Fee (USD)


1 Test and test-related fees are inclusive of any sales, use, value-added or similar taxes. In jurisdictions where the customer is required to account for any local taxes due, the price remitted to ETS excludes those taxes. In those circumstances, it is the sole responsibility of the customer to pay those taxes to the local tax authority. ETS is not responsible or liable for collecting and remitting those taxes on the customer's behalf.

In Australia, Canada, Colombia, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Singapore, Turkey, United States and Vietnam, test and test-related fees are exclusive of any sales, use, value-added or similar taxes and will be added to the order when it is placed.