Engineers Australia recognises TOEFL iBT® English Language Test

Effective 1st January 2016, Engineers Australia, a designated assessing authority for engineering occupations listed by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) will be accepting TOEFL iBT® English Language Test to meet the English language competency element of the Migration Skills Assessment and fast track applications will be finalised within five (5) business days.

Applicants submitting their application on or after the 1st January 2016 will be able to provide either an IELTS test result form with a score of 6 or more in each of the 4 modules, or a TOEFL iBT® result with the following minimal scores for each module:

Minimal Score TOEFL iBT®
Listening 12
Reading 13
Writing 21
Speaking 18


Applicants will need to upload the test results, as well as their registration number noted down.

TOEFL iBT® scores are accepted for up to two (2) years after the test date. The TOEFL iBT® test is a test of English as a foreign language that is widely accepted English-language assessment, administered in more than 180 countries.

Engineers Australia provides the following services to prospective migrants:

  • Standard Assessment: which includes the assessed Occupation and corresponding ANZSCO code, along with the comparability of qualifications to Australian Qualifications framework
  • Relevant Skilled Employment Assessment
  • Overseas PhD Assessment

Engineers Australia is the national forum for the advancement of engineering and the professional development of more than 100,000 members and is the largest most diverse professional body of engineers in Australia.