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How to Register for the TOEFL iBT Test

The easiest way to register is through your ETS account. You can also register by phone or by mail. Use the TOEFL iBT Registration Form (PDF) and see “How to Register” in the TOEFL iBT® Information Bulletin (PDF).


The Name You Use When Creating an ETS Account

The name and date of birth you use when you create your account must exactly match the name and date of birth on the ID document you bring to the test center. If this information doesn't match, you won't be able to take the test, and your test fee won't be refunded. See ID Requirements.

What you can use your ETS account for

You can use your ETS account to schedule your test, as well as:

  • View, reschedule or cancel your registration
  • Apply for or view approved testing accommodations
  • Access TOEFL® TestReady™ — your personalized, one-stop TOEFL iBT prep portal
  • Purchase official test prep
  • Sign up for the free TOEFL® Search Service
  • View or download your scores and access insights and feedback
  • Order additional score reports or other services
  • Update personal information, such as your email or mailing address
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How to Create an ETS Account

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How to Register

Planning ahead when scheduling your test date

It's important to consider your overall timeline when choosing a test date. You need to make sure scores will be sent prior to application deadlines, and you may want to leave time for retesting, if needed. Be sure to:

  • pick a test date at least 2 to 3 months before your earliest admissions deadline to ensure your scores will be reported in time
  • register for the test 4 months before your desired test date 

Already registered?

Cancel or reschedule your test

The easiest way to cancel or reschedule a test is through your ETS account.

You can also cancel or reschedule by phone. Visit the TOEFL contact center to find local information.

Reschedule and cancellation fees may apply. For additional information about canceling, rescheduling, fees, refunds and the test retake policy, see How to Cancel or Reschedule Your Test (PDF) in the Bulletin.

Download the official app

With the TOEFL Official app, you can search for test centers and dates, register and pay for the test, access official prep resources, view your scores and more.

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