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TOEFL iBT Returns for Australian Visas: Everything You Need to Know (May 2024 Update)

Moving to Australia and need to prove your English skills? Great news! The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has reinstated the TOEFL iBT test as an accepted form of English language proficiency for visa applications.

Here’s a quick breakdown of the key points:

  • TOEFL iBT scores are valid again: Exams taken from May 5th, 2024 onwards are accepted.
  • Previous window not accepted: Scores from July 26th, 2023 to May 4th, 2024 are not eligible.
  • Older scores may still be valid: Tests taken before July 26, 2023 might be accepted, but only within two years of the test date.

This is a significant update for anyone applying for an Australian visa who prefers the TOEFL iBT format. Here’s a breakdown of the key points to ensure a smooth visa application process:

TOEFL iBT Accepted Again: As of May 5th, 2024, scores from TOEFL iBT exams will be considered for Australian visa applications.

Important Dates to Remember:

  • Valid Tests: Exams taken on or after May 5th, 2024 are accepted.
  • Invalid Window: Scores from July 26th, 2023 to May 4th, 2024 are not eligible.
  • Older Scores (Potentially Valid): Tests taken before July 26th, 2023 might be considered, but only within two years of the test date. (Double-check validity on the DHA website).

Stay Informed & Get Expert Guidance:

Registered Migration Agent: Consider consulting a registered migration agent for personalized advice on your specific visa application.

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The information contained on this blog post is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice. And the information provided on this blog should not be construed as professional advice.

While I strive to provide accurate and up-to-date information, I cannot guarantee that all information is complete or error-free. You should always consult with a qualified professional before making any decisions based on the information contained on this blog post.

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