Please note that the dates given below apply to all levels of the PTE General test. For PTE Young Learners test dates, please see the PTE Young Learners page.

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Please note, for administrative reasons, it is not always possible to offer every test session to all centres. If you have a local representative please contact them for all test dates available to your region, if not, email pqs.internationaleo@pearson.com for details. These dates are for test centres' reference. Test takers please refer to your local test centre for further information.

PTE General test sessions

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Session February 2020
Access arrangements request deadline 06 Jan
Deadline for submission of interlocutor/assessor application forms
06 Jan
Entry deadline 06 Jan
Test taker withdrawal deadline 24 Jan
Oral test period 25 Jan
- 08 Feb
Written test 08 Feb
Deadline for completed tests to be received by Pearson
(Results timeline is dependent on all geographies' scripts and audio being returned and in the UK processing centre by deadline)
13 Feb
Deadline for special consideration requests to be received by Pearson 19 Feb
Results available via Edexcel Online 23 Mar
Review of marking submission window 29 Jun
- 13 Jul
Performance Reports sent by post from the UK with certificates *
Certificates dispatched by post from UK *

*Note that performance reports and certificates will be held in the UK until test centres are open, following advice from local governments and health authorities. Contact pqs.internationaleo@pearson.com for more information.

Session March 2020
Access arrangements request deadline 17 Feb
Deadline for submission of interlocutor/assessor application forms
17 Feb
Entry deadline 24 Feb
Test taker withdrawal deadline 13 Mar
Oral test period 14 Mar
- 28 Mar
Written test - Please note the March 28 test session has been cancelled globally due to COVID-19. You may re-enter candidates for the sessions later this year with no penalty for March cancellations. 28 Mar
Deadline for completed tests to be received by Pearson
(Results timeline is dependent on all geographies' scripts and audio being returned and in the UK processing centre by deadline)
2 Apr
Deadline for special consideration requests to be received by Pearson 08 Apr
Results available via Edexcel Online 11 May
Results despatched by post from UK
11 May
Review of marking submission window 18 May
- 01 June
Performance Reports sent by post from the UK with certificates 18 May
Certificates dispatched by post from UK 18 May
Session May      2020
Access arrangements request deadline 13 Apr
Deadline for submission of interlocutor/assessor application forms
13 Apr
Entry deadline 20 Apr
Test taker withdrawal deadline 08 May
Oral test period 09 May
- 23 May
Written test - Please note the May 23 test session has been cancelled globally due to COVID-19. You may re-enter candidates for the sessions later this year with no penalty for May cancellations. 23 May
Deadline for completed tests to be received by Pearson
(Results timeline is dependent on all geographies' scripts and audio being returned and in the UK processing centre by deadline)
28 May
Deadline for special consideration requests to be received by Pearson 03 Jun
Results available via Edexcel Online 06 Jul
Results despatched by post from UK
06 Jul
Review of marking submission window 13 Jul
- 27 Jul
Performance Reports sent by post from the UK with certificates 13 Jul
Certificates dispatched by post from UK 13 Jul
Session June      2020
Access arrangements request deadline 11 May
Deadline for submission of interlocutor/assessor application forms
11 May
Entry deadline 18 May
Test taker withdrawal deadline 05 Jun
Oral test period 06 Jun
- 20 Jun
Written test 20 Jun
Deadline for completed tests to be received by Pearson
(Results timeline is dependent on all geographies' scripts and audio being returned and in the UK processing centre by deadline)
25 Jun
Deadline for special consideration requests to be received by Pearson 01 Jul
Results available via Edexcel Online 03 Aug
Results despatched by post from UK
03 Aug
Review of marking submission window 10 Aug
- 24 Aug
Performance Reports sent by post from the UK with certificates 10 Aug
Certificates dispatched by post from UK 10 Aug
Session July 2020
Access arrangements request deadline 15 Jun
Deadline for submission of interlocutor/assessor application forms 15 Jun
Entry deadline 22 Jun
Test taker withdrawal deadline 10 Jul
Oral test period 11-25 Jul
Written test 25 Jul
Deadline for completed tests to be received by Pearson 30 Jul
Deadline for special consideration requests to be received by Pearson 05 Aug
Results available via Edexcel Online 07 Sep
Results despatched by post from UK 07 Sep
Review of marking submission window 14-28 Sep
Performance reports despatched by post from UK 14 Sep
Certificates despatched by post from UK 14 Sep
Session October 2020
Access arrangements request deadline 31 Aug
Deadline for submission of interlocutor/assessor application forms
31 Aug
Entry deadline 07 Sep
Test taker withdrawal deadline 25 Sep
Oral test period 26 Sep
- 10 Oct
Written test 10 Oct
Deadline for completed tests to be received by Pearson
15 Oct
Deadline for special consideration requests to be received by Pearson 21 Oct
Results available via Edexcel Online 23 Nov
Results despatched by post from UK
23 Nov
Review of marking submission window 30 Nov
- 14 Dec
Performance Reports sent by post from the UK with certificates 30 Nov
Certificates dispatched by post from UK 30 Nov
Session November 2020
Access arrangements request deadline 05 Oct
Deadline for submission of interlocutor/assessor application forms
05 Oct
Entry deadline 12 Oct
Test taker withdrawal deadline 30 Oct
Oral test period 31 Oct - 14 Nov
Written test 14 Nov
Deadline for completed tests to be received by Pearson
19 Nov
Deadline for special consideration requests to be received by Pearson 25 Nov
Results available via Edexcel Online 06 Jan 21
Results despatched by post from UK
06 Jan 21
Review of marking submission window 13 Jan 21
- 27 Jan 21
Performance Reports sent by post from the UK with certificates 08 Jan 21
Certificates dispatched by post from UK 08 Jan 21
Session December 2020
Access arrangements request deadline 02 Nov
Deadline for submission of interlocutor/assessor application forms
02 Nov
Entry deadline 09 Nov
Test taker withdrawal deadline 27 Nov
Oral test period 28 Nov
- 12 Dec
Written test 12 Dec
Deadline for completed tests to be received by Pearson
17 Dec
Deadline for special consideration requests to be received by Pearson 23 Dec
Results available via Edexcel Online 01 Feb 21
Results despatched by post from UK
01 Feb 21
Review of marking submission window 08 Feb 21
- 22 Feb 21
Performance Reports sent by post from the UK with certificates 04 Feb 21
Certificates dispatched by post from UK 04 Feb 21