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Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC ®) Speaking & Writing Tests


TOEIC® Speaking & Writing Tests are offered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) of the United States. The Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (HKEAA) is appointed by Smart Education, the official TOEIC test representative in Hong Kong and Macao to hold TOEIC® Speaking & Writing iBT Tests in Hong Kong. The context of TOEIC® Speaking & Writing Tests materials is workplace-related; the situations depicted are ones in which working people would be likely to find themselves in an international setting. The TOEIC® tests are standardized, which means test takers’ scores can be compared, regardless of when or where the test is administered. Standardized testing conditions give all test takers from around the world an equal opportunity to demonstrate their proficiency. Test content is developed from real examples from around the world that are familiar across different cultures.

The TOEIC® Speaking test

Format Computer-based test, 11 questions that require test taker to respond to a spoken and/or written prompt
Duration 20-minute
Scoring Total scores range from 0-200 and fall into one of 8 proficiency levels


The TOEIC® Writing test

Format Computer-based test, 8 questions that require test taker to respond to a written prompt
Duration 1-hour
Scoring Total scores range from 0-200 and fall into one of 9 proficiency levels



Registration methods

  1. Applicants can complete the registration form and submit it in person, by post or via online registration on the official TOEIC® website: Please note that Smart Education Co. Ltd. Is the official TOEIC® test representative in Hong Kong and Macao.
  2. Applicants can also email the registration form to or fax it to +852 2851 8422, together with a copy of the bank transfer slip. Please note that applicants will be responsible for all applicable bank transfer service charge(s). For more details, please visit

Please visit the TOEIC® website regularly for updates. Smart Education has the final decisions on all aspects of the TOEIC® tests on the test day.



Note for test takers

All test takers must have a passport or identification document with a photo and signature to be admitted to the test center. Identification requirements are strictly enforced.



Test Dates and Registration Deadlines

Test dates are listed at the TOEIC® website at The registration deadline is 14 days prior to the test date (not including the day of the test).



TOEIC Scores & Mapping to CEFR

The following table shows the TOEIC® scores mapping in the Common European Framework Reference (CEFR):


Test/Test Section

Total Score Scale Range

CEFR Mapping






TOEIC® Speaking and Writing

TOEIC® Speaking 0-200 50 90 120 160 200
TOEIC® Writing 0-200 30 70 120 150 200




Frequently Asked Questions

Please visit the TOEIC® website:



General Typhoon / Bad Weather Arrangements

As cancellation and/or postponement of an examination is a very serious matter, any decision to do so by the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (HKEAA) will be made only when it is absolutely necessary. If weather conditions are at all doubtful (such as the possible hoisting of a Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above or the issue of the Rainstorm Red or Black Warning), candidates should pay attention to the radio or television broadcast, or view the HKEAA website for examination schedules right up to the time they leave for the examination centre. Candidates should note that:

(a) under normal circumstances, the HKEAA announcement of the postponement/cancellation of an examination will be made approximately two hours before the commencement of the examination;

(b) the announcement of closure of schools due to a tropical cyclone/the issue of the Rainstorm Red or Black Warning does not necessarily imply any postponement/cancellation of an examination scheduled to be held on that day;

(c) unless an announcement has been made by the HKEAA that examinations/public examinations/ international and professional examinations held by the HKEAA are postponed/cancelled due to bad weather conditions, candidates must assume that their examinations will be conducted as originally scheduled;

(d) once an examination has started, it will continue for the full allotted time unless physical conditions in the examination centre are considered to be dangerous by the Centre Supervisor.




Smart Education Co. Ltd. - the official TOEIC® test representative in Hong Kong and Macao

Phone: (852) 2851 3822
Fax: (852) 2851 8422
Address: 11E, Ford Glory Plaza, 37-39 Wing Hong Street, Cheung Sha Wan, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Office hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm
Saturday 9am to 1pm
Closed on Public Holidays & Sunday