2017 Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language (TOCFL) starts registration NOW!

Registration Deadline: September 24, 2017


  1. Non-native Chinese speakers or those interested in evaluating their Chinese language proficiency.
  2. Those who would like to apply for the 2018-2019 Taiwan Scholarship or Huayu Enrichment Scholarship.


When and Where:

1 October 29 (Sun.)

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Williams College, Williamstown, MA

880 Main Street, Williamstown, MA 01267

2 October 29 (Sun.)

2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Lexington Chinese School, Belmont, MA

Belmont High School, 221 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA 02478-3026

Test Levels:

  1. Band A: Level 1+ Level 2
  2. Band B: Level 3+Level 4
  3. Band C: Level 5+Level 6

Introduction and sample tests: www.sc-top.org.tw/english/LS/test1.php

Participants will be issued a score report indicating the scaled score and certificate level. The certificate will be issued according to the 6-level scale.



  1. Register at usa.sc-top.org.tw. Please follow the instruction on-line to complete the registration.
  2. Fill out the form and prepare related documents as following:

 (1) Registration Form (Printed out from above registration website)

 (2) Check for registration fee

  <1>  Please make check payable to NEACS

  <2> Registration Fee:

         US $30 for traditional character version test takers;

   US $40 for simplified character version test takers.

  (No refunds for registrants who fail to show up for test.)

  1. Mail the registration form and related documents

(1) Please mail out the registration documents stated above to NEACS by the deadline

(2) NEACS: 192 Spring Street, Lexington, MA 02421

  1. Registration Deadline: September 24, 2017


Score Report and Review Request:

  1. Score reports will be mailed to participants within 1 month after the test.
  2. Score review requests: Fill out the “Score Review Request Form” (please check Guideline Appendix) and apply within 3 months upon receiving the score report.


Since 2012, applicants of the Taiwan Scholarship should provide a copy of his/her TOCFL (level 3 or above) score report or certificate for language reference. Those who are interested in the 2018-2019 Taiwan Scholarship are strongly encouraged to take TOCFL this year.

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