TOEIC Bridge® Speaking & Writing Tests

Frequently Asked Questions

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What sort of tests are the TOEIC Bridge Speaking & Writing Tests?

The TOEIC Bridge Speaking & Writing Tests measure two English-language skills, Speaking and Writing, for beginners to lower-intermediate English language learners in daliy life.

The two tests are the TOEIC Bridge Speaking Test (8 questions, approx. 15 minutes) and the TOEIC Bridge Writing Test (9 questions, approx. 37 minutes), and they can be taken together as a set.

At the test center you will wear a headset and speak into a microphone connected to a computer, as well as use a keyboard to enter your answers.

The test results will be assessed as a score between 30 and 100, based on two scores each for TOEIC Bridge Speaking Test and TOEIC Bridge Writing Test between 15 and 50 in 1-point increments.

The TOEIC Bridge Listening & Reading Tests is held separately. The application, administration method, and test schedules are all different, and the test results are issued separately.

Application

I have not taken either the TOEIC Speaking & Writing Tests or the TOEIC Bridge Speaking & Writing Tests before. How should I go about taking these tests?

We recommend that beginning learners of English take the TOEIC Bridge Speaking & Writing Tests. The test can be used as the first step in getting to your next stage of English learning, to check your current Speaking & Writing English skills, or as motivation for learning.

If you have more experience with English language learning, or have spent a long time in an English-speaking country, or are already aiming to take the TOEIC Speaking & Writing Tests in Secure Program, we recommend taking the TOEIC Speaking & Writing Tests in Secure Program.

You administrate two TOEIC Bridge Speaking & Writing Tests on the same day. Can I take both tests?

You cannot take the test twice in the same day.

Can I change the test date or test center, or cancel, after application?

You can change the test date or test center, or cancel, as long as it is within the specified period.
See How to Apply/Test Fees for details.

Can you provide a receipt for the test fee?

Yes. However, how we issue the receipt varies by the way your payment made.

If you used a credit card:
Please contact the IIBC Test Operation Center.

If you paid from a convenience store:
Please use the receipt you were issued at the convenience store.

Test Sites/Test Centers

Where is the test center? Can I take the test from my home computer instead?

With the TOEIC Bridge Speaking & Writing Tests in Secure Program, you can choose your test center when you apply.(*)

Test centers will be shown on the application screen once application has started.

You cannot take the tests from your home computer.

There are only a limited number of seats available, so you may not be able to take the test where you want.

Test Day

I haven’t received my admission ticket.

The TOEIC Bridge Speaking & Writing Tests in Secure Program do not use admission tickets.
See Test Day Information for details.
You can check the test date/time and center you applied for in the “受験案内 (Test Information e-mail)” you received after application or on the Application History (Details) page of the TOEIC Application Site別ウィンドウで開く/Open the link in a new window.

Can I use a wristwatch on the test day?

You cannot use any watches in the testing room.
Set all your devices so that they will not sound alarms or ring, turn them off, and keep them in your bag.

How will the test start?

The test will start in order of your arrival at the test center. You will not all start together.

Can I leave the room during the test?

You cannot leave the room during the test.

Scores

Can I change the address where my Official Score Certificate will be sent to?

You can change your applied address by logging into the TOEIC Application Site within 10 days of the test date.

  • The TOEIC Bridge Speaking & Writing Tests in Secure Program do not use admission tickets.
Can you reissue the Official Score Certificate? Do the scores have an expiry date?

The Certificate can be reissued up to 2 years after the test date. Please contact the IIBC Test Operation Center for details. Score validity does not expire.

Some groups or institutions may have their own deadline. Please check ahead of time.

Can I get my Official Score Certificate sent overseas?

Yes. There are different procedures and handling fees for sending your certificate overseas. Please contact the IIBC Test Operation Center for details.

Priority Support Service

As a person with a disability, can I receive the support I require during the test?

Yes. If you have a disability or require special consideration for health reasons, we will do our best to provide you with a testing environment that suits your requirements. Please contact the IIBC Test Operation Center before submitting your application.

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