TOEIC® Listening & Reading Test

Test Day Information

This contains information about your test day. All test takers should read this carefully.

  • Information required for the test can be found either on this website or under the heading of "Test Information" at the TOEIC Application Site. The admission ticket is sent out by mail by about a week bofore the test date. If your admission ticket does not arrive, please refer to "Reviewing Your Admission Ticket Information."
  • If your name has changed since registration (by marriage, for example), you need to contact the IIBC Test Operation Center before the test date.

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 A.M. adm.P.M. adm.
Check-in 9:25~ 9:5514:05~14:35
Test instructions, sound check 9:55~10:2014:35~15:00
Test start - Test end10:20~12:2015:00~17:00
Collection of test books and answer sheets12:20~12:3517:00~17:15
Exit from test room12:35 (scheduled)17:15 (scheduled)
  • You will not be admitted and you cannot take the test if you do not check in by the closing time of the check-in.
  • There will be no breaks after the closing time of the check-in, and you will not be allowed to leave the test room after the closing time of the check-in.
  • After checking in and sitting at your desk, look at the Test Guide on your desk and start filling in side A of the answer sheet.
    Copies of the Examinee Guide in EnglishPDF, ChinesePDF, and KoreanPDF are available upon request at check-in.

What to Bring

Bring the following on the test day.

*You will not be admitted on the day of the test and therefore you will not be able to take the test if you fail to bring one identification photograph AND one valid photo ID from the list below. Your test fee will not be refunded in such cases.



Admission ticket

For information on the scheduled arrival date of the admission ticket, or if your admission ticket has not arrived by the scheduled arrival date, see "Receiving Admission Ticket/Undelivered" for the necessary procedures.



Identification photograph

Prepare an identification photograph that meets the requirements, write your name and the registration number on the back, and attach it to the Identification Photograph area of your admission ticket.
* Your identification photograph will be printed in black and white on your Official Score Certification.



An accepted ID (Valid and original photo ID)
Accepted IDs are listed below.

Accepted IDs (Valid and original photo IDs)

* You MUST bring one of the following to be admitted on the test day.
* Photocopies/photographed images will not be accepted.

  • Driver’s license issued in Japan
  • Student ID issued in Japan (Digital student IDs are also accepted.)
  • Passport
  • Individual number card
  • Basic resident registration card
  • Residence card
  • Special permanent resident certificate
  • Provisional driver’s license issued in Japan
  • Driving record certificate
  • Physical disability certificate
  • Intellectual disability certificate
  • Mental disability certificate

Examples of unaccepted IDs

* Any ID other than what are listed above are NOT accepted. You will not be allowed to take the test if you bring any of the following IDs.

  • Employee ID/ Government Employee ID
  • Any license other than driver’s license/provisional driver’s license
  • Health insurance card
  • Certificate of residence
  • Certificate of individual records/Certificate of the family register etc.



Writing implements

HB pencil or mechanical pencil, eraser




There will be no announcements of the time during the test.
You may not use anything other than a wristwatch as a timepiece. This means no mobile phones, desk clocks, stopwatches, or wearable devices.

  • Your admission ticket and photograph will be collected at the test center and will not be returned.

General Notes on Taking the Test

Click the link below to check cautions and measures taken by the IIBC Test Operation Center in the event of non-compliance.

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