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How much is the test fee?

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During regular registration period: 39,000 KRW
During additional registration period: 42,000 KRW

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Can I work on other sections during time given for a specific section?

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No. There is a time limit for each section of the test, and you must complete each section within the given time, including marking your answers. (No separate time for answer marking is given.) Working on items from other sections or marking answers in other sections is a violation of the rules, and such an act will invalidate your test score. You will also be prohibited from taking the test for 6 months.

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What should I bring on the test day?

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Registration slip (not mandatory), valid ID, computer marking pen (a black felt-tip pen with ink specially designed for marking OMR answer sheets; bring an extra for emergencies), correction tape, watch (not digital)

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What kind of pen can I use?

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Only computer marking pens can be used to mark answers on the OMR sheet. Computer marking pens are black felt-tip pens with ink specially designed for marking OMR answer sheets. They can usually be purchased wherever stationery is sold. If you use writing tools other than computer marking pens, your answer sheet will not be read. In this case, we are not accountable, and your answer sheet will not be processed.

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Do I have to bring my registration slip on the test day?

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Not necessarily. Those without their test registration slip will not be subject to any disadvantages. However, make sure to check all the important information on your test registration slip before the test.

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How do foreigners register for the test?

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1) Online registration

  • You can register by verifying your ID with your alien card number or passport and creating an account on our website. You can also register without creating an account on the website, but in this case, you will not be able to check your scores online, cancel your registration online, or access other services.
  • You can pay with a Korean credit card or by transferring money from a Korean bank account.

2) Offline registration

  • Visit the designated registration office during the registration period, fill in the registration form, and pay the test fee at the office.

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Can people overseas take the test, too?

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As of September 2018, TEPS is also administered in China (Dalian, Wuxi, Shanghai, Weihai, Tianjin, Hong Kong), Mongolia, Vietnam (Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh), and Indonesia (Jakarta). Overseas test sites differ from test to test, so please contact the TEPS Council(+82-2-886-3330) and check in advance.

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I’m a foreigner residing in Korea. What should I do if I have trouble verifying my ID using my passport?

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Foreigners can verify their ID if it has been at least one week since they entered Korea. If, however, you have trouble verifying your ID, you can upload a photocopy of your passport to the “Ask us” section on our website and let us handle your ID verification.

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How can I cancel my registration?

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You can cancel your registration at "TEPS website > Registration management > Registration cancellation.” Online registration cancellation is only available for those who have already created an account on the website. So those who registered without creating an account have to create one first to cancel their registration. If your exam is scheduled for Saturday, you can cancel up until 11:59 p.m. on Friday. If your exam is scheduled for Sunday, you can cancel up until 3 p.m. on Saturday.

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For how long are TEPS scores considered valid? Can I access my scores after they expire?

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TEPS scores are valid for two years from the date of the exam. After two years, score data are deleted, and you will not have access to your past scores. Neither will your score report be reissued to you after this time has passed. Score reports cannot be used after the “valid until” date.

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How do I reissue my score report?

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You can check your score at “TEPS website > Check score” Your score report will be issued for free only the first time. For an additional fee, you can request your score report to be reissued later on our website. Please refer to the detailed guidelines at Guide for test takers > Reissuance of score reports.