OET Exam Fees: Cancellation Fees, Refunds Fees (Paper/Computer-based test)

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Updated on Jan 3, 2024 17:17 IST

The OET exam fee is AU$587 or INR 32,979.23 for the entire test which includes the Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking sections of the Occupational English Test (OET). OET is an exclusive English language test designed for healthcare specialists who are looking to study or work in the healthcare sector in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Maldives, Malta, Namibia, New Zealand, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and the United States of America. In this article, we are going to be talking about OET exam fees and all other important information revolving around OET fees.

OET Exam Fees

OET Exam Fees: The OET exam has been designed for 12 healthcare professions including Occupational Therapy, Dentistry, Nursing, Radiography, Veterinary Science, Medicine, Speech Pathology, Physiotherapy, Dietetics, Podiatry, Pharmacy, and Optometry. The OET exam is held twice every month for a total of 24 times in a given year. Healthcare professionals looking to appear for the OET Exam Dates can do so by registering for the OET test.

The Occupational English Test (OET) is available in OET paper mode at the OET test centre and OET computer mode at the test centre and at home. However, the OET at home is only available in select locations and for select professions. Read on to know more about the OET exam fees in Indian rupees.

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OET Exam Fees 2024

OET Fees: Indian healthcare professionals who are looking to register for their OET exam will be required to pay an OET exam fee of AU$587. The OET fee in Indian rupees is INR 32,979.23 (AUD $1 = 56.18). Candidates should NOT get confused with the US pricing of the OET exam as the OET exam fee for US residents is US $455 and is ONLY applicable to candidates who are appearing for the OET exam from the US. Indian Healthcare professionals are required to pay the OET exam fees of AU$587.

Country OET Exam Fee OET Exam Fee in Indian Rupees 2024
OET Exam Fee (worldwide) AU$587 INR 32,979.23
OET Exam Fee in USA US$455 (only for USA) INR 37,894.61 (only for USA)

OET Exam Fees for OET Sub-tests

OET Fees: As we have mentioned in our OET results, the OET score of the candidates is provided based on OET sub-sections. OET does not provide an overall OET score. Hence, candidates who want to appear for individual OET sub-tests can do so if they are looking to improve their sectional scores. Candidates should note that this facility is only available for OET tests taken on paper. The OET exam is made up of four sections, Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking.

OET Sub-sections

OET Exam Fees

OET Exam Fees in Indian Rupees 2024

to sit for all four OET sub-tests, including the AUD $7 online booking

AUD $587.00 

INR 32,979.23 (AUD $1 = 56.18)

to sit for three OET sub-tests, including the AUD $7 online booking

AUD $477.50

INR 26,825.95 (AUD $1 = 56.18)

to sit for two OET sub-tests, including the AUD $7 online booking 

AUD $339.00

INR 19,045.02 (AUD $1 = 56.18)

to sit for one OET sub-test, including the AUD $7 online booking 

AUD $200.50

INR 11,264.09 (AUD $1 = 56.18)

OET Exam Fees: Cancellation and OET Fee Refunds

OET Fees: A lot of times candidates who have booked their OET exam may want to cancel their exam for reasons known to them. In this section, we are going to be discussing OET exam fee refunds and OET exam cancellations.

OET Exam Fee refunds (Paper-based test only)

OET Fees: Candidates who have booked their OET exam - paper delivered mode and want to cancel their exam must withdraw their OET bookings up to one week before the test to be eligible for a refund. However, candidates should note that in all cases the AUD $7 online booking fee paid by the candidate during the registration process will not be refunded.

Candidates looking to withdraw their OET booking are required to visit the official website and log into their myOET account. Here against their booking there, will be an option to  'Withdraw' their test and also there would be a mention of the refund value the candidate would be entitled to on withdrawing his/her booking.

Candidates should note that NO refunds will be provided for withdrawals made less than a week before the test. Candidates will have to withdraw the entire booking including subtests. and once a request for a withdrawal has been submitted it cannot be reversed.

  • If you cancel before bookings close, the cancellation fee is AU$120 (plus the AU$7 non-refundable booking fee). 

    • If you cancel the full OET Test (four sub-tests) before the booking closing date, your refund will be AU$460. If your test contains less than 4 sub-tests, we’ve listed the refunds below: 

      • 1 sub-test: AU$188  
      • 2 sub-tests: AU$288 
      • 3 sub-tests: AU$388 
  • If you cancel after bookings close, the cancellation fee is AU$200 (plus the AU$7 non-refundable booking fee) 

    • If you cancel the full OET Test (four sub-tests) after the booking closing date (until 23:59 the week before test day), your refund will be AU$380. If your test contains less than 4 sub-tests, we’ve listed the refunds below: 
       
      • 1 sub-test: AU$108 
      • 2 sub-tests: AU$208 
      • 3 sub-tests: AU$308

OET Exam Fee refunds (Computer-based tests only)

OET Fee: Given the pandemic, Cambridge Boxhill Language Assessment Trust - the conducting body of the OET exam has launched the OET-at-home test. However, only two professionals, medicine and nursing are available for the OET computer format of the test. Candidates who have booked the computer mode of the OET exam are required to cancel their booking up to two days before the start of their first test to be eligible for a refund.

Candidates would be required to visit th official website and log into his/her account to access their OET registration page. Here, the candidate is required to request a withdrawal of the booking. Candidates who withdraw or cancel less than two days before the test start time will receive no refund. 

  • If you cancel before bookings close, the cancellation fee is AU$120 (or US$95 for OET on Computer or OET@Home in the USA).
    • If you cancel the full OET Test (four sub-tests) before the booking closing date, your refund will be AU$460 (or US$355 for OET on Computer or OET@Home in the USA). 
  • If you cancel after bookings close, the cancellation fee is AU$200 (or US$155 for OET on Computer or OET@Home in the USA). 
    • If you cancel the full OET Test (four sub-tests) after the booking closing date (two days before test day), your refund will be AU$380 (or US$295 for OET on Computer or OET@Home in the USA). 

OET Fees: Refund Date

Candidates who have raised OET fee refund requests will receive their refund where applicable to the original card used to book the test within 7-10 business days. If your credit/debit card has expired candidates would be required to get in touch through the official website. 

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