Alternative English exams for Australian Visas

1 January 2015

From 23 November 2014, the Department accepts English language test scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test (TOEFL iBT) and the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) across the Temporary Graduate, Skilled, Former Resident, and Work and Holiday visa programmes.

Scores from the Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test are also being accepted from a test taken on or after 1 January 2015.

These tests are alternatives to the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and the Occupational English Test (OET).