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Remember: registration closes 7 days before your test date! Late registration closes 3 days before your test date (not including the day of the test) and has a late fee.
The PBT test is offered 6 times a year and you can register online or by mail. Visit www.toefl.org
The PBT TOEFL, scores will be mailed to you and the institutions you selected about 5 weeks after the test date.
You may receive your scores by phone before receiving your copy by mail. Visit: www.ets.org/portal/site/ets/menuitem.1488512ecfd5b8849a77b13bc3921509/?vgnextoid=f118af5e44df4010VgnVCM10000022f95190RCRD&vgnextchannel=10c4197a484f4010VgnVCM10000022f95190RCRD.
IELTS is jointly managed by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL) and delivered through more than 500 locations in 120 countries.
IELTS is available on 48 fixed dates a year. To check all dates available, go to www.ielts.org/test_takers_information/how_do_i_register.aspx.
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