Accessibility Skip to Global Navigation Skip to Local Navigation Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Site Map Menu

Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) information

What is the TOEIC test?

The TOEIC Test - Test of English for International Communication - measures proficiency in international business English, at intermediate and advanced levels.

It provides an accurate measurement of the English capabilities of non-native speakers.

The TOEIC test measures and certifies listening, reading and grammar proficiency in international Business English.

  • The worldwide standard for measuring workplace English language proficiency
  • Each year, more than 4.5 million individuals worldwide take the TOEIC test
  • Used as a certification tool in more than 5235 international companies worldwide
  • Used in more than 2000 companies and large international groups in Europe.

^ Top of Page

How to apply for the TOEIC test

Please complete the TOEIC application form at least 10 days before the date of the test and return it to the Examinations Office at the University of Otago English Language Centre .

Payment can be made at the Examinations Office, University of Otago English Language Centre.

Please include a copy of your current passport with your application.

For further information please contact:

Examinations Office
University of Otago English Language Centre
PO Box 56 / 130 Anzac Ave
Dunedin 9054
Tel +64 3 479 5709

The fee for the TOEIC test and Official Score Report is NZ$230.

For the test and a Certificate the cost is NZ$265.

The cost of an extra certificate is outlined in detail on the application form.

^ Top of Page

Location of the TOEIC test in Dunedin

The TOEIC test is held at the University of Otago English Language Centre, University Plaza Building One, 130 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin. (see map)

You will be welcomed by a test administrator on arrival at the English Language Centre.

The University of Otago English Language Centre is a TOEIC Public Testing Centre.

^ Top of Page

Other information

View the latest TOEIC examinee handbook:
TOEIC Examinee Handbook Listening and Reading

For more information on the TOEIC test in Australia and New Zealand please go to:

If you have any concerns or issues contacting our centre, please email: with any questions or concerns about TOEIC testing.

^ Top of Page