Exam Procedures

Examinees say :

  • I’m too busy to take exams or prepare for them.
  • I couldn’t take the exam because of a sudden work commitment.
  • It’s a pain to download apps just for a test.

At TSST,
you can take the test anytime,
anywhere, over the phone!

Test duration approx 15 min

  • *Toll free is available for domestic calls made in Japan.
  • *Navi-Dial available for examinees using mobile/smart phones (subject to fees).
  • Take the test when it’s convenient for you!
    • Arrange your schedule to take the test anytime during the exam period
    • Take the test at work or at home, wherever you feel most comfortable
  • All you have to do is make a phone call!
    • No need to install apps or bother with PC compatibility

Exam Procedures

Exam InstructionsEmailed at 1PM the day before the exam term

Delivery of exam Instructions via email

Title: “英語スピーキングテスト TSST受験のご案内”
Sender:ALC English Speaking Test

*Information on the mail

  1. Test ID
  2. Exam period
  3. Telephone number for taking the exam
  4. Important notes
  5. Derivery date of exam results
  • *Please check email setting status not to miss emails from "@alc.co.jp"
  • *If you haven’t received the mail, please check your junk mail box.
Exam PeriodFrom 12AM of the initial day to 6PM of the final day of the exam term
Accessible 24 hours a day during the exam term

Exam via telephone

  • *Toll free is available for domestic calls made in Japan.
  • *Navi-Dial available for examinees using mobile/smart phones (subject to fees).
  • *The above Toll-free number and Navi-Dial number are not available from outside Japan. You have to call a different number to take the test.
  • *Do not take the test on Skype or other VoIP applications. If you do so, your voice will not be recorded clearly and you will not be able to obtain your test results.

Test Results

Access to result online

Email notice of results Password mail delivery

Automated mail and announcements will be in both English and Japanese