OET Test Day Deferral Request

 

If you are registered to sit OET but are not able to attend the test for any reason, you can withdraw and request a refund, subject to the conditions and fees listed below.

Conditions:

  1. You may withdraw up to 2 Australian business days (Mon-Fri).
  2. Refunds are only provided for withdrawals made up to 2 Australian business days (Mon-Fri) before the test.
  3. Refunds will not be provided for withdrawals made within 2 Australian business days (Mon-Fri) before the test and on test day.
  4. You must withdraw the whole application.
  5. A withdrawal cannot be reversed.
  6. The AUD $7 online booking fee paid will not be refunded.
  7. Please allow up to 20 Australian business days (Mon-Fri) to process your refund.
  8. Administration fees apply.

 

Withdrawal fees

Timeline

Fees

Procedure

Up to the application closing date for the test administration.

AUD $120 administration fee

Login to your online candidate profile and click ‘Withdraw’

For withdrawals, the administration fee will be deducted from your refund.

After the application closing date for the test administration and up to Wednesday 11.59 pm AEST before the test (Wednesday 1.59 pm GMT)

AUD $200 administration fee

Login to your online candidate profile and click ‘Withdraw’

For withdrawals, the administration fee will be deducted from your refund.

From Thursday 12:00 am AEST (Wednesday 2 pm GMT) before the test

 

Refunds will not be provided for any withdrawals made within 2 business days before the test and on test day. 

 

DEFERRAL POLICY

If you are registered to sit OET but are not able to attend the test for any reason, you can defer to the next available test date, subject to the conditions and fees listed below.

Conditions:

  1. You can only defer after the application closing date for the test administration.
  2. You must defer to a future open test administration date.
  3. On the day of the test providing you have NOT gone through the Test Day Registration process at the test venue.
  4. You must defer the whole application.
  5. A deferral cannot be reversed.
  6. Refunds are not provided for deferrals.
  7. Administration fees apply.

Deferral fees 

Timeline

Fees

Procedure

After the application closing date for the test administration and up to the day

AUD $200 administration fee

Login to your online candidate profile and click ‘Defer’

For deferrals, pay the administration fee and your application will be deferred to the future test date you have selected.

On the test day

AUD $200 administration fee

Complete the online Test Day Deferral form which must be submitted on Test Day.

CBLA will process your request to defer to the next available test once the administration fee has been paid.




If you wish to defer on the day of the test, please complete the Test Day Deferral form

 

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