Covid-19 and at home language tests
Some test providers offer alternative versions of their tests that you can take at home or online, such as TOEFL iBT – Special Home Edition, OET@Home and IELTS Indicator. Home Affairs does not accept any ’at-home’ or ‘online’ test for Australian migration purposes.
Tests accepted by the Department are listed in the table below. If you have questions about a particular test, you must contact the test provider.
To prove you have vocational English, show us evidence that:
- you are a citizen of and hold a valid passport from the United Kingdom*, the United States of America, Canada, New Zealand or the Republic of Ireland. *British National (Overseas) passports are not acceptable as evidence of vocational English.
- in the 3 years before you applied for the visa, you scored one of the following:
Some visas will allow you to submit other forms of evidence. Check the relevant visa pages to find out.