Receive and Send Your TOEFL® Scores

The reputation and high standards of the TOEFL® test mean that your TOEFL® scores help you stand out to admissions officers and show you have what it takes to be great. Learn more about your test scores and how they can help you get where you want to go.

Scores are ready in your ETS account just 6 days after you take the test.

MyBest ® Scores

With TOEFL® tests your score report includes MyBest ® scores to help you show your best overall performance.

MyBest ® scores combine your highest section scores from all test dates within the last 2 years. This can help you to achieve your goals sooner, since it means you may be able to meet score requirements for your institution with fewer tests.


Getting Scores Through Your ETS Account

You can view your scores in your ETS account approximately 6 days after your test date. You’ll receive an email when your scores are available, and you can access your account online or via the official TOEFL® app. PDF score reports are ready for download within 8 days after your test.

Your scores are valid for 2 years,

If you have questions about your score report, contact TOEFL® Services.


Getting Scores By Mail

If you requested a paper copy of your score report before you took the test, it will be mailed within 11 days after your test date. Delivery times will vary based on local postal services.

Reinstating Your TOEFL iBT ® Scores

If you would like to reinstate cancelled scores, your request must be received no later than 60 days after your test date. The fee for reinstatement is US$20. There are 2 ways to request a reinstatement:

  • through your ETS account, either online or via the TOEFL® Official App
  • by completing and returning the request form (PDF)

It takes approximately 3 weeks from receipt of your request and payment to reinstate your scores. Once reinstated, your scores will be available in your account and sent to your designated institutions.


Note: This applies only to scores that you cancelled on test day at the end of your test. Scores cancelled by ETS cannot be reinstated.

Sending your scores

  Before the Test

Designate score recipients before you test.

Your test fee includes up to 4 free official TOEFL® score reports to be sent to the TOEFL® Destinations that you select before you take the test. You can add or delete score report recipients through your ETS account, either online or via the TOEFL® official app, until 10 p.m. (local test center time) on the day before your test.

Please keep in mind that if you designate any institution or agency to receive your scores, you won’t be able to request a score review of your Writing and/or Speaking sections.

Score delivery time can vary based on how your designated score recipients receive scores (all times approximate):

  • ETS® Data Manager: 6–8 days
  • Scorelink® Service: 8–10 days
  • Postal Mail: 9–11 days plus mailing time. Allow an additional 7–10 days for mail delivery in the United States, and 4–6 weeks for mail delivery to other locations. For information specific to your postal system, contact your post office.

  After the Test

 Send out additional score reports after you test.

Your scores are valid for 2 years after your test date. During that time, you can order additional score reports for a fee of US$20 per institution/agency in 1 of 3 ways:

Through Your ETS Account

  • Access your account online or via the TOEFL official app and use the “Send Additional Score Reports” option.
  • Pay by credit/debit card, e-check or PayPal®.
  • Score reports are mailed 3–5 business days after your request is received.

By Fax

  • Fill out the TOEFL iBT ® Additional Score Report Request Form (PDF).
  • Fax the completed form with your appointment number and credit/debit card information to +1-610-290-8972.
  • If you send the same fax more than once, write “DUPLICATE” in large letters on the form to avoid extra charges to your credit/debit card.
  • Score reports are mailed 10 business days after your request is received.

By Mail

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