TOEFL 2020 APPLICATION & REGISTRATION
For non-native English speakers, TOEFL is required to prove language proficiency. Most test-takers who want to pursue higher education or employment opportunities in English speaking nations write TOEFL. More than 10000 educational institutions and organizations across 150 countries accept TOEFL score as language proficiency marker.
All around the year, test takers can register for TOEFL at preferred locations. Every year, test takers get 50 different dates to choose for the exam. TOEFL test centers are located in most of the metro cities of India. A candidate can appear for TOEFL five times a year. In a period of 12 days, test takers cannot take TOEFL more than once.
Educational Testing Service or ETS conducts TOEFL for the test takers who want to pursue higher education or migrate to foreign nations. ETS does not mention any eligibility criteria for TOEFL.
Very few institutions also mention no requirement for TOEFL Score if the applicant has following criteria
TOEFL 2020 registration opens 3-4 months before exam dates. Aspirants can register for TOEFL either online or mail or via Phone application. It is advisable to register early to get preferred TOEFLexam dates and test centers as thousands of candidates appear for TOEFL every year. Before TOEFL registration, candidates should have note following instructions:
Step 1: Login
First time appearing candidates have to sign up to create a profile in ETS with a username and password. Those who have already registered can login with proper user id and password
Step 2: Create a Profile
In this step, candidates have to provide all necessary personal information and contact details. Spelling of the name should be checked properly according to passport.
In the next few fields, candidates have to provide identification numbers and information like Passport, driving license etc.
In next step, candidate has to create a proper user name followed by password
Next, candidates have to answer few security questions for easy recovery of account if required
After checking the box, a confirmation page will be displayed after submission of registration form
Step 3: Log in with Personal Username and Password
Here the candidate has to login with registered User Id and password if anyone forgets password and id can click forgot password/forgot user id to retrieve it.
Step 4: Accessing Homepage
Here the candidate has to access profile and check for test center and available dates. One can edit information in the profile in this step.
Step 5: TOEFL Registration
Candidate has to click “Register for a test/order score report” under “My Tests” category
In this step, candidates have to click “TOEFL Test” and enter with “Continue”. If a candidate wishes for more score reports then one has to click “TOEFL Services.”
Step 7: Confirmation
Before moving forward the next step, candidate has to verify all necessary stuffs. Finally one has to click the “I Agree” checkbox at the bottom.
Step 8: Test Center Location
As per convenience, candidates have to select preferred location for TOEFL exam. A list of available dates will be provided to the candidates to select the exam dates.
Step 9: Select Test Dates
On the next step, candidates have to select preferred date and TOEFL exam centers from the list given. Then one has to click “Search” button.
Step 10: Select Test Center
After clicking “Select Test Center Link”, the candidate has to select preferred location on preferred date.
To complete next few steps, a candidate gets only 20 minutes
Step 11: Confirmation
After providing test center details, candidates will be redirected to confirmation page. Here one can edit information if possible and after that click Continue button.
Step 12: Select Score Recipient
In particular, candidates have to select score recipients. Candidates can select up to 4 institutions to receive TOEFL score reports directly. In this step, candidates can add or edit recipients.
Step 13: Receiving of Scores
Candidates can ask for a soft copy for TOEFL Score card or hard copy for score card. Then click Continue button.
Step 14: Questionnaire
In this step, candidate has to answer few demographic questions required for better analysis of test group
Step 15: Verification
On this step, the candidate has to go through minute details properly. After checking all necessary information, the candidate has to click “Confirm Order”. If one needs to edit any detail, you have to click “Modify” link. For cancellation, candidate has to click “Cancel” button.
Step 16: Payment
Candidate has to process a payment for registration fee via credit or debit card, or via electronic check. Then click “Continue” button after clicking payment option
Step 17: Mode of Payment
Candidates have to enter all necessary details like Name of Card Holder, Card Number, CVV, and Date of Expiry of card. If the candidate has any voucher number, then that can be redeemed in this step.
Step 18: Payment Confirmation
After completing fee payment successfully, a screen containing registration confirmation and order receipt will appear. Candidates can also add TOEFL ibt sample papers in cart to purchase. If the candidate wants same details via email, you can click “Email” link.
TOEFL registration can also be processed via phone. Candidates have to install TOEFL Phone app from the Play Store.
Candidates have to make an online payment via credit or debit card like Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and JCB. Late fee of $40 will be charged from those candidates who want to make a late fee payment.
As it is a globally acclaimed examination, candidates have to keep all necessary documents before initiating registration process. Applicants have to bring that valid id whose details are given at the time of registration to the test center. Applicants will not be allowed for exam if valid id is failed to provide. Candidates should know these details before registration
Candidates should know that exam fees vary across nations due to change of rates in currencies. For payment mode, candidates should have either a credit or debit card, PayPal account or an echeck account. TOEFL fee varies between $160 and $250 for iBT whereas TOEFL PBT fee is $180. List is provided with all necessary fees related to TOEFL.
|TOEFL Test Registration Fee||Fees vary by country.|
|TOEFL Exam Fee after Late registration||US$ 40|
|Rescheduling Fee of TOEFL Exam||US$ 60|
|Reinstatement of canceled scores Fee||US$ 20|
|Additional score reports (per institution or agency) Fee||US$ 19 each|
|Speaking or Writing Section Score Review Fee||US$ 80|
|Speaking and Writing Section Score Review Fee||US$ 160|
Test takers should know the policies behind registration fee and payment services. Kindly note the following policies
Note: If candidate fails to process TOEFL Registration fee then ETS will not release exam scores
Unlike other language proficiency test, ETS- TOEFL accepts payment only through following modes of payment
*If payment via Credit or Debit card is chosen, then payment option can be changed before clicking “Submit” button to complete fee payment.
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Candidates before registration must go through the details. Account number of the bank, Bank routing, transit number are few documents required before submitting e-check. Sum of the amount will be debited from the account on the same day.
While making payment via Paper Check, candidates are asked to note following information should be printed on check
One must know that post dated cheque may result in rejection of TOEFL registration form. So before initiating final payment, one should know dates, currency and other details. Following are the list of currencies accepted by ETS via paper checks
ETS believes in providing best possible accommodation to the test takers with disabilities or health-related difficulties in TOEFL exam hall. While registration, test takers should go through all possible requirements provided by ETS. For requesting accommodation, test takers have to register it via personal account. Firstly, test takers have to click “Test Takers with Disabilities or Health-related Needs” option under Home Page. From there one has to navigate to “TOEFL Accommodation Status/New Request” for any kind of accommodation requirement at exam hall.
One can request either via mail or email.
Mail: to the RRC as per preferred location
Due to some unavoidable circumstances, if anyone cancels registration then a partial amount of registration fee will be initiated. One should cancel registration at least 4 days before exam date. A refund of half the registration fee will be refunded to bank account of the candidate. Refunds will be in US dollars.
|Time Frame||Percentage Of Refund|
|0–7 days after registration (except for (i) 3 or less days before the TOEFL test date, or (ii) on or after TOEFL test date)||100% test fee refund|
|8 days after registration to 4 days before the TOEFL test date||50% test fee refund|
|(i) 3 or less days before the TOEFL test date, (ii) on or after the TOEFL test date||No refund|
*If candidate has registered after deadline can also get fees refund
**Candidates have to cancel registration at least 4 days before exam date of TOEFL
***Refunds will be half the total fees amount paid in favor of ETS. At least 12 weeks are required to process the refund (if payment is made in non-US funds drawn on a bank outside US)
TOEFL 2020: Registration form Cancellation or Rescheduling
Candidates who want to cancel or reschedule TOEFL test can be done only 4 days before exam date. Test takers have to make a payment of $60 after rescheduling TOEFL exam. This payment has to be made before changing date. Note the following methods to cancel or reschedule TOEFL test
Online: Test takers of TOEFL can reschedule or cancel exam if any unavoidable circumstances appear after log into personal account. Candidates have to go “View Orders” present on home page. Now as per requirement, either modify or cancel the fields
Via Phone: Candidates have to visit the official website of ETS. Candidates have to click “Contact Us”. Candidates have to choose preferred location as per available dates before submission. Candidates will get all necessary information of a particular country as chosen.
Note: Before contacting any personnel, test takers have to make a call at 1-443-751-4862 or 1-800-468-6335.
Around the year, candidates get 50 dates for TOEFL. This exam can be retaken by any candidate as many times as possible but one cannot take the exam more than once in a period of 12 days. One cannot register for the next TOEFL test if already having an appointment for the test. Test takers have to book preferred dates at least 2 months before the date they wish to sit for exam. List of dates for TOEFL given below till July.
|February 15, 2020|
February 28, 2020
February 29, 2020
|March 7, 2020|
March 14, 2020
March 15, 2020
March 20, 2020
March 28, 2020
|April 3, 2020|
April 4, 2020
April 11, 2020
April 18, 2020
April 25, 2020
April 26, 2020
|May 1, 2020|
May 2, 2020
May 10, 2020
May 16, 2020
May 24, 2020
May 30, 2020
|June 13, 2020|
June 20, 2020
June 27, 2020
|July 4, 2020|
July 11, 2020
July 18, 2020
July 25, 2020
Ques. How can I register for TOEFL?
Ans. TOEFL registration is quite a simple and easy process. The candidates can take the exam anytime in the year according to their convenience. But one thing which the candidates need to know is that they can reschedule their next attempt only after 12 days of taking the first attempt and a candidate is also not allowed to give more than five TOEFL exams in one year.
Ques. Am I supposed to make a new account every time I apply for the TOEFL Exam?
Ans. The candidates are supposed to create a new account in case they are giving the test for the first time, they can also log in to an already existing account by visiting the official website.
Ques. When can I register for the TOEFL test?
Ans. Since the seats for the TOEFL exam fill quickly, the candidates are advised to register early for the TOEFL exam. It is suggested that they must register at least 3 to 4 months before they plan to take the test. Also, the test date should be at least 2-3 months before the nearest application deadline of the university planning to apply.
Ques. How can I find a suitable test center?
Ans. Choosing a test center for TOEFL is quite simple. Once you have successfully logged in, you can check the register/test center dates button. There you can select your preferred location and dates on which you can give the exam.
Ques. Once I have registered successfully, can I change the allocated center?
Ans. In case you are unable to take the test at your assigned center, then you have to write to TOEFL RRC to reschedule an allocation for another test center on the date printed on your admission ticket, but there is no guarantee that you will get the space or test materials at the particular center.
Ques. Can I change the dates of the TOEFL test, once I have registered for a particular test center?
Ans. You are not allowed to make the changes in the test date, once you have successfully registered for the test. However, you may ask for a partial refund. Cash refunds are not available. In case you want to take a test on some other date, then you have to submit a new registration form and test fee for the same.
If you are unable to appear for the exam due to unavoidable health issues, you can ask for rescheduling exam for another date.
Ques. What will I need to be allowed to a particular test center?
Ans. To be allowed to a particular test center, you need to show an admission ticket or official authorization, your official identification document, and a completed photo file record with a recent photo of yourself attached.
Ques. Is there any other way apart from online, to register for the TOEFL exam?
Ans. There are basically the following ways to register for TOEFL which include:
No matter whichever method you are using to register for TOEFL, make sure that you are doing registration early as some test centers fill up very quickly. You are not allowed to by writing a personal letter, telephone, fax, cable, or electronic mail.
Ques. Can you explain in brief the process to register for TOEFL through phone?
Ans. You can register for the TOEFL exam by talking to the executives of TOEFL at the TOEFL exam center. The experts will confirm your seat for TOEFL 2020 test. In case you are planning to register for the test through phone, then you must do the same at least 7 days before the exam.
Ques. What fees do I need to deposit at the time of registration?
Ans. The fees for TOEFL iBT fees vary from USD 160 to USD 250, the fee charges depend on the region you are selecting to give the test. The fee for TOEFL PBT is USD 180 worldwide. In case, you fail to register for the TOEFL test within the required time frame, then you are entitled to pay USD 40 as late fees.
Ques. What documents do I need at the time of registration?
Ans. The candidates planning to give the TOEFL test are supposed to provide a valid ID at the time of registration. The spelling and order of the applicant’s name in the registration must match the spelling mentioned in the ID. The candidates need to bring the same document at the center while giving the test.
Ques. What if I mentioned the wrong date of birth at the time of registration?
Ans. The candidates must enter the correct name and date of birth at the time of registration. IN case you want to make some amendments in your name or date of birth, then you have to contact TOEFL RRC by mail or through a call as well.
Ques: What kind of tasks will I have to complete in the Listening Skills section?
Ans: You will be asked to listen to lectures, conversations and classroom discussions. Thereafter, you will be given questions to answer on the basis of what you were made to listen to.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College