Register for TOPIK in Korea 2023

If you’re looking to assess and certify your Korean language proficiency, the TOPIK test is a crucial step. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the process to register for TOPIK in Korea for the October 2023 session (90th TOPIK).

Test Dates and Locations

For the October 2023 session, the registration period is from 5th – 11th September, 2023. The upcoming TOPIK test, the 91st TOPIK, will be conducted on November 12, 2023 in Korea.

If you’re planning to take the test in your own country, you can find the specific details by checking the “Register for Next TOPIK Test in Your Country” section for overseas test dates and locations.

1. Regional Application Period (지역별 분할 접수 기간 )

 DatesRegion
1st DaySeptember 5 (Tue) 10:00 AM ~ September 11 (Mon) 6:00 PMSeoul, Incheon
2nd DaySeptember 6 (Wed) 10:00 AM ~ September 11 (Mon) 6:00 PMGyeonggi, Gwangju, Daegu, Daejeon, Busan, Ulsan
3rd DaySeptember 7 (Thu) 10:00 AM ~ September 11 (Mon) 6:00 PMGangwon, Gyeongnam, Gyeongbuk, Jeonnam, Jeonbuk, Jeju, Chungnam, Chungbuk
4th to 7th DaySeptember 8 (Fri) 10:00 AM ~ September 11 (Mon) 6:00 PMAll regions (remaining slots)

Please note that the test locations and dates may vary depending on the session.

Therefore, it is recommended to stay updated with the official TOPIK website for accurate and up-to-date information.

2. Application Process (접수 방법)

  1. Log in
  2. Select the test venue
  3. Enter and save application information
  4. Upload a photo (mandatory)
  5. Confirm/modify application information
  6. Pay the examination fee
  7. Confirm application details

Application Fee

The exam fee for each TOPIK level is as follows:

  • TOPIK I (Level 1~2): 40,000 won
  • TOPIK II (Level 3~6): 55,000 won

Whether you are looking forward to work or study in Korea, you need TOPIK test certificate for visa and future career prospects.

Check the TOPIK age limit, eligibility, TOPIK levels and the latest TOPIK schedule 2023 to register for TOPIK your country.

Check out the best TOPIK books, resources and study tips.

Good luck!

Inquiries Regarding Application Process

For inquiries related to website usage, payment, and application system during the application period, please contact us through the following channels:

TOPIK Result Announcement Date

TOPIK test result will announced on 30 November, 2023 (Thu) 3PM KST

To check your grades and print transcripts, log in using your login ID and visit the “My Page” section. Alternatively, you can use the “성적확인 or Check your score” option menu on the TOPIK homepage.

TOPIK refund

 Refund application periodRefund Rate
Round 1From September 5th (Tue) to September 11th (Mon) 18:00Full test fee (100%)
Round 2From after application deadline (18:00) to September 18th (Mon)50% of the test fee
Round 3From September 19th (Tue) to November 11th (Sat) 13:0040% of the test fee

To apply for a refund on the official TOPIK website, please follow these steps:

  • Go to the official TOPIK website and log in to your account.
  • Navigate to the “My Page” section.
  • Look for the option labeled “접수현황” (Application Status) and click on it.
  • In the next screen, locate and select “환불신청” (Refund Request).
  • A pop-up window will appear. Fill out the required form with the necessary details.
  • Make sure to attach any required documents or memos, if applicable.
  • Once you have completed the form and attached the necessary files, submit your refund request.
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Please note the following information:

  • After the refund is processed, it usually takes about 7 business days for the refunded amount to be reflected in your account.
  • Once you have submitted a refund request, it is not possible to cancel the request or make changes to the examination process.
  • Please be aware that the bank’s system undergoes inspections every day from 23:00 to 7:00, which may result in errors during the refund application process.

Registration Process

Due to high demand, it’s crucial to register for the TOPIK test as early as possible.

The registration process involves the following steps:

1. Online Application: Visit the official TOPIK website and log in to your account or sign up if you’re new. 

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2. Test Center Selection: Carefully check the list of test centers and dates provided and choose your preferred test levels from the available options.

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3. Application Information: Fill in the required details during the application process such as your name in Korean and English. 

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4. Photo Registration: Provide a recent photograph as per the specified guidelines mentioned.

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5. Confirmation and Correction: Review and verify your application information for accuracy.

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6. Payment: Payment of the TOPIK application fee can be done through either credit card or bank transfer (virtual account).

In case you don’t have a credit card being used in Korea, use the Virtual Account Payment to complete the payment.

Please wire transfer the fee to the Virtual Account issued directly to you since every candidate will have their own unique Virtual Account number.

Payment through Credit card

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Payment through Virtual account

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7. Application Details Confirmation: Double-check and confirm all the submitted information.

Your registration details can be viewed on the Registration Status page under My Page.

Remember, if you need to make any changes to your application details during the registration period, you can do so by visiting the “My Page” section and selecting “회원정보수정” or “접수정보 입력.”

Important Notes

  • Application periods are strictly enforced, and no additional applications can be made outside the designated period.
  • It is crucial to ensure that the registered application information matches the required identification details.
  • Please note that registration should be completed using a computer, preferably with the Chrome browser. MacOS, tablets, and other devices may not be compatible.
  • False or negligent registration information can result in liability for the applicant or representative of the collective reception.

Please note that the specific steps and labels may vary slightly depending on the website’s design and updates.

Registering for the TOPIK test is a significant step towards assessing and certifying your Korean language skills.

We encourage you to follow the provided guidelines, register early, and make necessary preparations for the test.

Good luck on your language learning journey, and we hope you achieve success in the TOPIK test!

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