Important Update: Changes to TOEFL iBT for Australian Visa Applications


Changes to English Language Test Requirements for Australian Visa Applications

As of July 26, 2023, the Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-Based Test (TOEFL iBT), which was previously recognized for Australian visa purposes, will no longer be offering tests for visa applications until further notice. This decision may impact individuals who were planning to use TOEFL iBT as proof of English language proficiency for their visa applications.
Changes to TOEFL iBT for Australian Visa Applications

The Australian government has made this change to the list of accepted English language tests as part of its ongoing efforts to ensure the integrity and effectiveness of the visa application process. Please note that this update does not affect other recognized English language tests such as the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic), which will continue to be accepted for visa applications.

For those of you who were planning to take the TOEFL iBT for your Australian visa application, we understand that this news may be concerning. Rest assured, our team at Luminedge is here to support you during this transition. We are closely monitoring the situation and will keep you informed of any further updates regarding the acceptance of TOEFL iBT for Australian visas.

If you have any questions or concerns about your visa application or alternative English language tests, our dedicated support team is ready to assist you. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email at or by phone at 61 481 847 866.

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