Application for SEPTT (Spoken English Proficiency Test for Teachers)

Applicant Details

Document required for Enrolment: TEFL Cert or equivalent

Examination Dates

*Kindly note the date for the exam will become unavailable 3 days in advance

Other Information


In case of sickness or emergency, notify the ELT Council within a maximum of 24 hours following the test session. A medical certificate needs to be presented.


An applicant may re-sit the test as many times as they like, but they need to register for each session.


Candidates can either ask for: a brief report confirming or otherwise the Band assigned; or a detailed report confirming or otherwise the Band assigned. The relevant fee (€20 for the brief report and €45 for the detailed report) needs to be paid upon lodging an appeal.

Candidates will receive a report within a maximum of 21 days.

I understand that the personal data provided on this form will be processed in accordance with the principles of General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) and the Data Protection Act (CAP440). Personal data will not be shared with third parties without your consent unless authorized by law, or processed for reasons incompatible from those for which it was originally collected. You have the right to access the information being kept about you at any time. For more information please refer to our Data Protection and Retention Policies found here:

All candidates must note that SEPTT sessions are audio recorded and these recordings are used for research and training purposes.

Important Note

The ELT Council shall be offering SEPTT free of charge for 2021.