The TOEFL iBT® test is an unbiased and high-standard test that assesses your proficiency in the English language. Your TOEFL® scores show you have what it takes to thrive in an academic environment and make you stand out to admissions officers.
Understand more about your test scores and how these scores can help you get into an educational institute of your choice.
Make your institution an ETS® test centre with CTAS certification. Follow the instructions below and begin your registration process.
Show your best overall score to the universities of your choice with MyBest® scores. MyBest® scores combine the scores from your best-performed sections across all the tests you took in the past two years.
You can access your TOEFL iBT® test scores in your ETS account about six days after the test date. You will receive an email as soon as the scores are available. This score can be accessed with your ETS account login ID and password online or via the official TOEFL® app. The PDF score reports will be open and ready for download within eight days after the test.
These scores are valid for two years.
If you have concerns about your score report, you may
You can request to receive your paper score via mail before you take the test. This paper-based test report will be delivered to you through mail within 11 to 15 days after you take the test. The delivery times may fluctuate depending on your local postal services.
If you have canceled your scores and would like to reinstate them, you can send a reinstatement request to ETS within 60 days after your test date.
To reinstate your canceled TOEFL iBT® scores, you must request the same within 60 days from your test date. The reinstatement fee is US$20, and you can request a reinstatement via three modes:
It takes roughly three weeks to reinstate your scores from the date of the receipt of your request and payment. Once the scores are reinstated, you can view them in your account and send them to your chosen institutions.
Please Note: If you canceled the TOEFL iBT® scores on the test date (at the end of the day), you could reinstate them. However, if ETS cancels your scores, they can not be reinstated.
Designate four score recipients before you take the TOEFL iBT® test.
Paying your TOEFL iBT® test fee includes four official TOEFL® score reports to be sent out free of cost; you can designate these recipients before taking the test. You can add and delete score report recipients from your ETS account (either online or via the TOEFL® official app) until 10 p.m. (local test center time) the day before the test.
Please note: if you choose any agency or institution to receive your scores, you will not be able to request a score review of your Writing and/or Speaking sections.
The score delivery time varies based on how your designated score recipients have chosen to receive scores:
ETS® Data Manager: 6 to 8 days, approximately
Scorelink® Service: 8 to 10 days
Postal Mail: 9 to 11 days plus mailing time, approximately. Mail delivery varies based on the location.
Choose additional recipients to send your score reports to after your test.
Your TOEFL iBT® scores are valid for up to two years after your test date. During this period, you have the option to order additional score reports for a fee of US$20 per agency or institution. You can do this in three ways:
Via Your ETS Account
Each university sets its score for acceptance. Check with the institution to understand the eligibility.
Each university will have a unique minimum TOEFL iBT® test score requirement as part of its eligibility and assessment criteria.