TOEFL 2021 Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit, Educational Qualification

Apr 7, 2021 | Education, Science


There is no TOEFL Exam Eligibility criteria or age limit as such for the test which is set by ETS, the conducting authority. But there are a few necessary things that candidates should consider before applying for TOEFL. These are generally implied criteria.

Eligibility for TOEFL Exam

Even though TOEFL 2021 Exam Eligibility is not set by ETS, these are generally implied Eligibility for TOEFL.

  • Education: Fundamentally, the applicants are expected to have at least an undergraduate degree. Under generally understood TOEFL Exam Eligibility prospective graduates can apply as TOEFL Scores have the validity of 5 years.

  • Age Limit: This implies the applicant has to be at least 18 years old. Once an applicant takes up the exam and gets the TOEFL 2021 scores, he is expected to apply for universities or business school on their own. Candidates who are younger than 15 years of age should be accompanied by their parents to fulfil the formalities at the test centre.

  • This general understanding of TOEFL Exam Eligibility requires the aspirant to have a qualification, and other norms set by the desired educational institution. Different institutions may have different eligibility criteria, but TOEFL has no specific criteria of selection.

  • So aspirants should be thorough with the selection process of universities or business school beforehand and make sure that they are eligible for the same.

  • Score Recipients: Applicant can choose which universities or fellowship sponsors he/she wants to receive scores. As part of the test fee, one can designate up to four score recipients.  

  • More Score Recipients: If the applicant prefers to send score reports later or wants to send score reports to more than four recipients, then they can send additional score reports for an additional fee.

  • Since the identification(ID) document required to write TOEFL 2021 is the passport, the applicant must have a valid passport of their host country.

  • The TOEFL is mainly conducted for admission into the graduate level, postgraduate level and doctoral programs.

Candidates check out the TOEFL Syllabus and TOEFL Exam Pattern to know more about the Exam.


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