Other organizations rely on TOEFL scores as well:
- Immigration departments use them to issue residential and work visas.
- Medical and licensing agencies use them for professional certification purposes.
- Individuals use them to measure their progress in learning English.
Institutions that Accept TOEFL Scores
4 out of 5 admissions officers who were surveyed — and who stated a preference — were more satisfied with using the TOEFL test compared to other English-language tests.
For Australia, TOEFL iBT® test scores can be used to satisfy the required language component for student, post-study, skilled migration and business visas.
For the U.K., TOEFL iBT test scores are accepted for Tier 4 student visas under certain conditions.
For New Zealand, TOEFL iBT test scores can be used to prove English-language proficiency for a Skilled Migrant Category Resident Visa.
Applicants need a total score of 79 or more from a test taken within 2 years prior to their application date.