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The Oxford Test of English is available in selected countries. Check the list of available test centres for further details.

Spain

  • Colegio Cristo Rey de Ferrol
    A Coruña
  • Colegio Santiago Apostol Narón
    A Coruña
  • Colegio Esclavas del Sagrado Corazón A Coruña
    A Coruña
  • A Casa das Linguas
    A Coruña
  • Academia Charles Dickens
    A Coruña
  • London Institute
    A Coruña
  • Colegio Salesianos San Juan Bosco A Coruña
    A Coruña
  • Academia Well Spoken
    A Coruña
  • Assa Ikastola
    Álava
  • Nuevas Claves Learning Investigation Center
    Álava
  • Escuela Internacional Quijote Land
    Albacete
  • Colegio Sagrada Familia Alcoy
    Alicante
  • Universidad de Alicante
    Alicante
  • Colegio La Salle Astorga
    Astorga
  • Colegio Diocesano Pablo VI Ávila
    Ávila
  • Iniciativa de Idiomas Badajoz
    Badajoz
  • Babelingo
    Badajoz
  • Escola IPSI
    Barcelona
  • Collegi Padre Damián Sagrados Corazones
    Barcelona
  • Collegi Sant Josep Sant Boi
    Barcelona
  • BCN Languages Sants (Les Corts)
    Barcelona
  • BCN Languages Galla Placídia
    Barcelona
  • BCN Languages Sagrada Familia
    Barcelona
  • BCN Languages Joanic
    Barcelona
  • Accent Your English Academy
    Barcelona
  • Vip's Tutor/Mordered
    Barcelona
  • Collegi Sant Miquel
    Barcelona
  • Useful Languages SL
    Barcelona
  • Colegio La Salle Manlleu
    Barcelona
  • Colegio La Salle Premià
    Barcelona
  • Academia Connect Vic
    Barcelona
  • I.E.N Institut Nord Americans
    Barcelona
  • FEDAC Cerdanyola
    Barcelona
  • Escola Tecnos
    Barcelona
  • Colegio Santo Ángel Gavà
    Barcelona
  • CIC
    Barcelona
  • Idiomarum
    Barcelona
  • Wellington House
    Barcelona
  • The Corner Centre d'Estudis
    Barcelona
  • BCN Languages Ramblas
    Barcelona
  • RAMAR 2 Batxillerat
    Barcelona
  • Colegio Salesianos Deusto
    Bilbao
  • Academia Big Ben Burgos
    Burgos
  • Colegio Blanca de Castilla Burgos
    Burgos
  • Colegio Niño Jesús Burgos
    Burgos
  • Colegio Salesianos Padre Aramburu
    Burgos
  • Colegio Sagrado Corazón de Trujillo
    Cáceres
  • Colegio Diocesano Jose Luis Cotallo de Cáceres
    Cáceres
  • ALAS School
    Cádiz
  • Academia Reward SLU
    Castejón
  • The British Academy Castellón
    Castellón
  • Colegio Santa Teresa-Vistahermosa
    Castellón
  • Colegio Magda
    Ceutí
  • Languages School Ciudad Real
    Ciudad Real
  • Colegio San Juan Bautista La Salle
    Corrales de Buelna
  • Academia Foro Cuenca
    Cuenca
  • Oteitza Lizeo Politeknikoa
    Gipuzkoa
  • Industry Language Services (ILS)
    Gipuzkoa
  • Alai Proiektuak S.L. de San Sebastián
    Gipuzkoa
  • Colegio El Pilar Ikastetxea Mariaren Lagundia
    Gipuzkoa
  • Oiartzo Batxilergo Ikastola de Errenteria
    Gipuzkoa
  • EIS Escola d'Idiomes
    Girona
  • Collegi Bell Lloc del Pla
    Girona
  • Cámara de Comercio Granada
    Granada
  • Centro Británico Motril
    Granada
  • Penta Learning
    Granollers
  • CEOE Guadalajara
    Guadalajara
  • Academia Big Ben Ibiza
    Ibiza
  • Colegio Nuestra Señora de la Consolación Ibiza
    Ibiza
  • Colegio Santo Domingo de Guzmán
    La Palma
  • Academia Think S.C.P. Lanzarote
    Lanzarote
  • Fundación Canaria Universitaria de Las Palmas
    Las Palmas
  • Colegio Nuestra Señora del Rosario Agüimes
    Las Palmas
  • Colegio Arenas Sur
    Las Palmas
  • Cámara de Comercio Gran Canaria
    Las Palmas
  • Harven School Gran Canaria
    Las Palmas
  • Colegio Leonés Jesús Maestro
    León
  • City Hall School of Languages
    León
  • Colegio Peñacorada
    León
  • Colegio Diocesano San Ignacio Ponferrada
    León
  • Universidad de León
    León
  • Mister English
    Lleida
  • General d'Estudis Alcalde Lleida
    Lleida
  • General d'Estudis Corregidor Lleida
    Lleida
  • Colegio Nuestra Señora del Buen Consejo Logroño
    Logroño
  • Colegio Compañía de María Logroño
    Logroño
  • Colegio y Escuela Profesional Sagrado Corazón (Jesuitas Logroño)
    Logroño
  • Teacher School
    Logroño
  • Premier English Center
    Lorca
  • Colegio María Auxiliadora Lugo
    Lugo
  • Paraninfo
    Madrid
  • Colegio Sagrado Corazón Chamartin
    Madrid
  • Colegio Tajamar
    Madrid
  • Colegio Arenales
    Madrid
  • Colegio Alameda de Osuna
    Madrid
  • Colegio Arcángel Rafael
    Madrid
  • ECUS Educational
    Madrid
  • Coolaboro
    Madrid
  • Cibeles Language Centre
    Madrid
  • Colegio Villa Alkor
    Madrid
  • Colegio La Inmaculada
    Madrid
  • Fundación Antonio Bustamante
    Madrid
  • Colegio Edith Stein
    Madrid
  • Colegio Sagrado Corazón Guadalajara
    Madrid
  • Up English Instituto Internacional de Idiomas
    Madrid
  • Acrotera Idiomas
    Málaga
  • ESIC Málaga
    Málaga
  • Colegio San José Menorca
    Menorca
  • Colegio María Auxiliadora de Mérida
    Mérida
  • Colegio Azaraque
    Murcia
  • Academia Cayform
    Murcia
  • CESUR Murcia
    Murcia
  • The Oxford Academy Yecla
    Murcia
  • Grupo Euroformac
    Murcia
  • Cámara de Comercio Navarra
    Navarra
  • Colegio Santa Teresa de Jesús Ourense
    Ourense
  • Colegio Santa María del Naranco
    Oviedo
  • AFA Formación S.L.
    Oviedo
  • Colegio San Ignacio Jesuitas Oviedo
    Oviedo
  • Colegio Santo Ángel de la Guarda
    Palencia
  • Collegi Sant Josep Obrer Palma de Mallorca
    Palma de Mallorca
  • BCN Languages Palma de Mallorca
    Palma de Mallorca
  • Collegi Llaüt
    Palma de Mallorca
  • Colegio La Salle Palma
    Palma de Mallorca
  • Colegio Hijas de Jesús Pamplona
    Pamplona
  • Colegio Santa Teresa FET Pamplona
    Pamplona
  • West End Idiomas
    Pamplona
  • Colegio Divino Salvador
    Pontevedra
  • Colegio Compañía de María Cangas
    Pontevedra
  • Centre d'Estudis Jaume Viladoms
    Sabadell
  • Colegio Santa Teresa de Jesús Salamanca
    Salamanca
  • Colegio San Juan Bosco Salamanca
    Salamanca
  • Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca
    Salamanca
  • Colegio Esclavas del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús Salamanca
    Salamanca
  • Colegio Calasanz de Salamanca
    Salamanca
  • Colegio Sagrado Corazón Mundaiz
    San Sebastián
  • Colegio Asunción Miracruz Ikastetxea
    San Sebastián
  • Colegio La Salle Loiola
    San Sebastián
  • Mucciacito S.L.U. (Language Campus)
    Santa Cruz de Tenerife
  • EuroCampus en Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    Santa Cruz de Tenerife
  • Colegio María Auxiliadora Santander
    Santander
  • Academia English in Motion
    Santiago
  • Colegio Lope de Vega
    Sevilla
  • Collegi Vedruna Sagrat Cor Tarragona
    Tarragona
  • Universitat Rovira i Virgili
    Tarragona
  • First Class Idiomes i Formació
    Tarragona
  • AENFIS Telde
    Telde
  • Colegio La Salle San José Teruel
    Teruel
  • FEDETO
    Toledo
  • Colegio Mas Camarena
    Valencia
  • Academia Nathalie
    Valencia
  • Colegio Parroquial Don Jose Lluch
    Valencia
  • Colegio La Purisima Franciscanas (Valencia)
    Valencia
  • Colegio Sagrada Familia Hijas de Jesús
    Valladolid
  • Academia Oxford Street Valladolid
    Valladolid
  • Colegio Jesús y María
    Valladolid
  • Universidad Europea Miguel Cervantes
    Valladolid
  • Cámara de Comercio Valladolid
    Valladolid
  • People & Places SL
    Valladolid
  • STP Training Viladecans
    Viladecans
  • One Way Idiomas Vitoria
    Vitoria
  • Colegio CEU Virgen Niña
    Vitoria
  • Maxus Formación
    Vizcaya
  • FEFC Nuestra Señora del Rosario
    Vizcaya
  • Language School Bilbao
    Vizcaya
  • Up Formación Bilbao
    Vizcaya
  • Aims and Goals Idiomas
    Vizcaya
  • Colegio San Paulino de Nola Salesianos
    Vizcaya - Barakaldo
  • Colegio Corazón de María Zamora
    Zamora
  • Kings Corner Zaragoza
    Zaragoza
  • CEOE Aragón
    Zaragoza
  • Formatel
    Zaragoza
  • Colegio Salesiano Nuestra Señora del Pilar
    Zaragoza
  • Colegio Montessori de Zaragoza
    Zaragoza
  • Colegio El Buen Pastor
    Zaragoza
  • Coelgio Santa Ana Zaragoza
    Zaragoza
  • Colegio María Auxiliadora (Salesianas) Zaragoza
    Zaragoza
  • Colegio La Salle Santo Ángel de Zaragoza
    Zaragoza

Italy

  • Hallo Servizi Linguistici
    Bologna
  • CLM Rovereto
    Rovereto

Mexico

  • Instituto Tecnológico Superior de Cananea
    Cananea
  • Instituto Tecnológico de Sonora
    Obregon
  • Universidad Tecnológica de Hermosillo
    Hermosillo
  • LEC Language and Education Consulting
    Hermosillo

The advantage of the Oxford Test of English is that you can take it without completing a preparation course, as long as you are studying at the right level. To find out more about the appropriate level for you, speak to your teacher or a local Approved Test Centre.

What is it like to take the test online?

  • Taking the Oxford Test of English is a positive experience. People who have taken the test say the test looks and feels modern and that they felt comfortable taking it.
  • Take a look at the interactive demo to understand what it’s like to take a test online.

You can also download the sample test with the same questions, as well as the answer key:

Are there any practice tests?

Yes. There are two books with practice tests at B1 and B2 levels. You can use them on your own or in class with your teacher.


Preparing for your test

  • Study English at the right level. OUP coursebooks can be used as part of your preparation.
  • Make sure you are familiar with the test. Try the demo or download sample tests (PDF, 1 MB).
  • Practise. Get ready for the test with practice tests at B1 and B2 levels.

Experience the Oxford Test of English with the online demo.

  • By accessing the demo you are not registering for the test.
  • You will not get results or a certificate.
  • The demo is free to use as many times as you want.
  • The appearance of the real test may be different from the demo.
  • You can close the demo at any point. You do not have to answer all of the questions.

Do you have any special requirements? You can view options here .

For the best experience, use the demo in a desktop browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge).

Download the sample test

You can also download the sample test with answer key, audioscripts (PDF, 1 MB) and audio files (ZIP, 40 MB).

Results and certification

With the Oxford Test of English, your overall level of English is certified by the University of Oxford. The results are ready within 14 days. Sign in to your account to see your results and print out your certificate.

Sign in

Organizations and institutions

Organizations and institutions are also able to independently verify the results.

How your certificate works

  • You are given a score for each module.
  • If you have taken all four modules you will get an overall score.
  • The overall score is the average of each module.
Module Score
Speaking
Taken 03 September 2016
100
Listening
Taken 25 June 2016
112
Reading
Taken 25 June 2016
128
Writing
Taken 03 September 2016
140
OVERALL LEVEL
B2
OVERALL SCORE
120
  • The Oxford Test of English scale is from 51–140.
  • The scale is aligned to CEFR levels B2, B1 and A2.
  • This scale is used for individual modules and overall score.
A2
A2.1
A2.2
B1
B1.1
B1.2
B2
B2.1
B2.2

Breakdown of the Oxford Test of English certificate

  • The Oxford Test of English scale is from 51–140
  • The scale is aligned to CEFR levels A2, B1 and B2
  • This scale is used for individual modules and overall score
Special requirements

Special requirements

The Oxford Test of English can be taken with a range of special requirements, depending on your needs.

How do I apply for special requirements?

Complete the Special Requirements Request Form (PDF, 0.1 MB) and take or email the form to your local test centre. All applications for visual or physical access requirements must be made at least one month ahead of the test date. All applications for extra time, a private test session, or breaks between modules must be made at least three months ahead of the test date, and include suitable supporting evidence. You can request a combination of special requirements options, for example display options and extra time.

I have visual requirements

Display options

The Oxford Test of English is available with different display options. You can take the Oxford Test of English in high contrast (light text on a dark background) or pastel (dark text on a pastel background).

Enlarged text

  • You can take the test with enlarged text size (24 pixels).
  • Please note that enlarged text size may increase the need for scrolling on the screen.
  • You can view the above display and text options in the online demo.

What to do if you have visual requirements:

  1. Take the demo to decide which display options are best for you.
  2. Complete the Special Requirements Request Form (PDF, 0.1 MB).
  3. Give the form to your test centre and book your test at least one month in advance.
  4. Register when you receive a registration email.
  5. On test day, the test centre helps you set up the test.
  6. Take the test!

I have physical access requirements

If you have specific access needs (e.g. wheelchair access or adapted seating requirements), please describe them on the Special Requirements Request Form. Please note that not every Oxford Test of English test centre can meet all physical access requests.

  1. Complete the Special Requirements Request Form. (PDF, 0.1 MB)
  2. Give the form to your test centre and book your test at least one month in advance.
  3. Register when you receive a registration email.
  4. Test day: the test centre accommodates your needs.
  5. Take the test

I need extra time, a private test session, or breaks between modules

Extra time

For certain conditions, 25% additional time is allowed in the Reading and/or Writing modules. Please note that additional time is not currently available in the Speaking and Listening modules. Any application for additional time must be accompanied by supporting evidence.

Private test sessions

For certain conditions, test takers are able to take their test in a private test session, with an invigilator present. Any application for a private test session must be accompanied by supporting evidence.

Breaks between modules

If the whole test, or more than one module, is taken in a single session, test takers can have a break between their test modules. Any application for scheduled breaks between modules must be accompanied by supporting evidence.

What to do if you need extra time, a private test session, or breaks between modules:

If you require extra time, a private test session, or breaks between modules, you will need to provide evidence of your condition (e.g. a medical certificate).

  1. Get supporting evidence of your condition.*
  2. Complete the Special Requirements Request Form. (PDF, 0.1 MB)
  3. Give the form and supporting evidence** to your test centre and book your test at least three months in advance.
  4. Register when you receive a registration email.
  5. Take the test

*The documentation must be written by a suitably qualified clinician, psychologist, or other professional (depending on the particular condition), and include their name, relevant professional qualification(s), and their professional address. Where the original document is not in English, it must be professionally translated into English before sending it to a test centre.

**For temporary conditions, you must provide evidence that has been produced within a suitably short time period as proof that the condition is still valid. For permanent conditions, there is no time requirement.

Other accommodations

For the options below you do not need to fill in the Special Requirements Request Form. You register with your test centre in the usual way and inform the test centre on the test day about your needs.

Reading support device

Test takers may use their own text isolation reading card – also known as a ‘text window’ – to aid focus on the specific area of text they are reading. This must be provided by the test taker and approved by the test centre on the day of the test. For security reasons, any reading cards must be free of writing.

Hand-held text magnifier

Test takers may use their own non-electronic hand-held text magnifier to add focus on specific text. This must be provided by the test taker and approved by the test centre on the day of the test.

Hearing difficulties

The Oxford Test of English is taken on a computer and all test takers wear individual headsets and can adjust the volume on the computer to meet the ideal level for their needs in the Speaking and Listening test modules. There is no audio in the Reading or Writing modules.

Special Requirements Policy

For more information about Oxford University Press’s ongoing commitment to making the Oxford Test of English accessible to as many test takers as possible, see the Special Requirements Policy.

Contact us

For any queries or further support, please contact Customer Support on: +44 (0)1865 910007 (support available 08:30 to 22:00 BST), or email OTEsupport@oup.com.

What if the test centre can’t accommodate my request?
The test centre will send your request form to Oxford University Press, who will try and help you find a suitable test centre.