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[email protected] is available to candidates in countries in which there is no OET test venue.

Exceptions apply to specific individuals and organisations in some countries*.

System requirements

Before booking [email protected], please check that you are able to meet the system requirements to successfully take the test. You can find the system requirements in the ProProctor™ User Guide.

You will also need to take the following actions:

  • Download and install the ProProctor™ application to take the Listening, Reading and Writing sub-tests (see instructions below)
  • Download Zoom to take your Speaking sub-test (see instructions below)
  • Set your screen resolution to the maximum that can be supported for your computer. The recommended resolution for OET is 1920 x 1080, which is higher than the minimum ProProctor requirement of 1024 x 768 for standard exams. How to set your screen resolution and what to do if you cannot meet the recommended resolution.

How to download and install ProProctor™

You will use the ProProctor application to take the OET Listening, Reading and Writing sub-tests.

Instructions for Windows users

Instructions for Mac users

How to download and install Zoom

You will use Zoom for the Speaking sub-test.

  • Click on http://zoom.us/download
  • Click on the  .exe file to begin the installation process
  • Open the Zoom Cloud Meetings app and click Sign Up Free to sign in with your email address.

You must use the same email address that you used to book OET.

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OET Speaking Test at Home

You will take your Speaking test at home (or any other chosen location), using Zoom on a computer or tablet. Mobile phones may not be used.

Please see the OET Speaking Test Online User Guide for everything you need to know about the Speaking Test Online.

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Sanctioned Regimes, Entities and Individuals

OET is committed to offering testing in as many locations as possible. The Australian Government and the United Nations have sanctions in place against the regimes or regimes of countries below. The Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) provides a Consolidated List on their website which details regimes, entities and individuals whom Australian organisations are prohibited to offer certain services to. If you feel this may impact your ability to access OET, please consult the page on Sanctions for further guidance. 

Sanctioned countries

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For more information on DFAT’s Sanctions regimes and what services Australian organisations cannot offer, please visit the DFAT website.