TOEFL Registration and Application Form 2021

Updated by: Nidhi bahl on Aug. 13, 2021, 8:49 p.m.

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How to Register for TOEFL Test 2021?

To apply for TOEFL, ETS provides candidates with a convenient online system to register for the test and also lets them know about all the registration methods before applying for the test. Candidates can register for the test using either their ETS account, phone or mailing services to a Regional Registration centre (RRC) in India. Before registering for the TOEFL iBT, one should know the fees, accepted forms of payment and policies for payment and use the name that matches their identification they bring on the test day.

While registering for TOEFL 2021, the most important thing to keep in mind is the timing as it is conducted over 60 times in a given year. It is recommended that applicants pick a date that is at least 2 to 3 months before the earliest deadline and register around 4 months before their desired test date.

Once TOEFL registration is complete, students will get a confirmation email on their registered email which will include the test date, start time and test centre address.

Also, candidates must note that the walk-in registration for the TOEFL test has been discontinued.

TOEFL iBT scores are accepted by many popular universities around the world including Washington State UniversitySuffolk University, Auburn University, University of South Florida, Chester University and more.

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Things to Consider Before Registering for TOEFL

Before you start registering for TOEFL, it is always a good idea to confirm a few things so that the entire process of registration is hassle free. Also, it will prevent you from taking decision in haste like cancelling, rescheduling etc once the registration process is done successfully.

  • Confirm if the desired college where you wish to take admission accepts the TOEFL score or not for the specific academic term

  • Confirm the test location and if it is feasible for you to reach at the test centre on time

  • Confirm TOEFL registration fee, methods of payments, and payment policies like cancellation refund, etc.

  • Ensure that you have the required Identification Card to register for TOEFL

  • Make sure that the name you enter in TOEFL registration is same as printed on the Identification Card

  • In case you need specific arrangements at the test center, you must get it confirmed by the ETS support team

Register for TOEFL With ETS Account

Check out the TOEFL 2021 registration steps given below in detail:

 Step by step process to register for TOEFL is explained below: 

  • Visit the official website of Educational Testing Services (ETS).

  • Create your ETS account and enter all the information exactly as asked, create username and password, and submit.

  • Pick a test centre and date to find out the available test centres, after which you can choose the time that would be convenient for you.

  • Complete your registration/application process by finishing the remaining steps as they appear, select the universities to which you wish to send your score, purchase a test prep (if you want) and pay the registration fee.

While registering, you must be mindful of the following:

  • At least one form of identification is required before registering for the test, which has the exact same name as you would be mentioning in the registration form.

  • Pay the TOEFL registration fee using a debit or credit card (Mastercard, American Express, VISA, Discover, JCB, Diners Club) or any other mode of payment.

  • You can register up to 2 days before the chosen test date. However, a late fee of $40 would be applied if you register only 7 days before the test.

  • Accommodation requests due to health-related issues or disabilities cannot be requested through the ETS account.

Register for TOEFL by Mail

Students looking to apply for TOEFL 2021 can also choose to apply via Mail. To register via mail, first download and fill out a Registration Form (PDF) and then mail your completed form along with the registration payment to the appropriate address:


Prometric, 2 Floor, DLF Infinity Tower-A, Sector-25, Phase-II, DLF City
Gurgaon - 122002

Register for TOEFL by Phone

Another option provided by ETS for aspirants to register for the test is through Phone. In case you register for the TOEFL through phone, you need to call the RRC in India and pay the registration fee for TOEFL 2021 using debit or credit card (Mastercard, American Express, VISA, Discover, JCB, Diners Club) or any other payment method.

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How to Cancel or Change TOEFL Registration?

In case you do not receive any confirmation email, call the location where you mailed the required documents at least three days before the deadline for the registration. You can also reschedule your registration at least four days before the test date by paying a fee of US$60, which should be paid before registering for the test again.

You can only reschedule or cancel TOEFL registration by one of the following methods:

  • Through your ETS account

  • By phone

Note: Rescheduling or cancelling by mail or email, or at the test centre is not allowed.

TOEFL Registration Fees

In order to ensure a successful TOEFL 2021 registration process, all candidates must pay the registration fees along with other charges (if applicable):





Late registration


Reinstatement of cancelled scores




Speaking and Writing Section score review


Additional score reports (per institution or agency)

US$20 each

Returned payment


Speaking or Writing Section score review


Payment and Refund Policies for TOEFL Test

TOEFL 2021 Payment Policies

Candidates applying for TOEFL 2021 should abide by the following guidelines while completing the payment of the TOEFL 2021 Registration:

  • It must be paid in full.

  • If paying by money order or check, they should have the correct numeric and written dollar amount.

  • It should have any necessary signature(s).

  • You should not have any outstanding balance from previous tests administered by ETS. If any, the same must be paid in full before your registration for the test.

TOEFL 2021 Refund Policies

  • In order to receive a refund, applicants must cancel his/her registration by a given deadline which is outlined as - four days before the test date.

  • For those students who cancel the TOEFL 2021 test within four days of the test, only 50% of the registration fee will be refunded.

  • Candidates will be given a full refund in case the test is not administered at the designated test center and they do not wish to reschedule.

  • Refunds along with travel expenses (if any) will be initiated in case ETS cancels the conduct of the test at a test center or cancels scores after the test. The same would be notified within 30 days of the original test date and refunds will be in USD.

  • Cash refunds for the TOEFL test are not available.

  • Refunds will not be issued if candidates did not follow the necessary registration procedures or if they did not produce the required ID.

  • Refunds will be credited back to the original account if the candidate used a credit/debit card or e-check to pay.

  • It will take approximately 8 weeks for refunds to be processed in case the payment was made with a personal check.

  • Refunds will not be processed for services other than registration.

What After You Register for TOEFL

Once the TOEFL registration process is completed successfully, you will receive a confirmation email. Make sure you have entered a valid email ID while registering for TOEFL. 

  • Confirm the test date, test time, and address of the test center by sending an email ID. The same can also be checked  on the ETS account.

  • You must log in to the ETS account regularly to confirm that there is no update of the test schedule, timing, or test center.

  • Ensure to login to your ETS account one day before the test to confirm that the test will be conducted as per the defined schedule. 


1. How can I register for TOEFL 2021?

You can register for TOEFL 2021 online. Create an account on the official ETS website, select the appropriate location, date and time and register for the test. Registration by phone and e-mail is also available but the most preferred TOEFL registration process is online.

2. What is the registration fee for TOEFL 2021? 

The TOEFL  2021 Registration Fee in India is $185.

3. Are there any additional charges to reschedule TOEFL?

Yes, ETS quotes additional charges in case a candidate wishes to reschedule or change the TOEFL 2021 test date, which is set at US$60.

4. Can I cancel my TOEFL 2021 test?

Yes, you can cancel the TOEFL test up to four days before the test date. You can log in to your ETS account and cancel the test.

5. Can I reschedule my TOEFL 2021 test?

Yes, you can reschedule the TOEFL 2021 test date at least four days before the original test date. You can log in to your ETS account and request for rescheduling of the test.

6. Is the TOEFL 2021 registration fee refundable in case I cancel my test?

Yes, the TOEFL 2021 registration fee will be refundable provided you cancel the test at 4 days before the original date. However, all other additional charges will not be refunded.

7. What documents are required to register for TOEFL 2021?

You must have a valid passport and government ID card to register are required among the list of documents needed for TOEFL 2021 registration.

8. Can I cancel TOEFL on the day of the test?

No, You cannot cancel TOEFL on the day of the test.

9. Can I reschedule TOEFL on the test day?

Rescheduling of TOEFL 2021 is not allowed on the day of the test.

10. Will I receive a refund if I cancel TOEFL two days before the test day?

In case you cancel or reschedule TOEFL within four days of the test, you will receive a refund after deducting 50%.

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