Prior to the Examination
A test-taker should present either a valid passport with his/her photo attached or ARC at the test room. If a test-taker does not have the forms of identification mentioned above, TWO other forms of photo identification may also be accepted, but the test-taker’s name on these IDs has to be consistent with the registration information. Those who fail to present the valid IDs are not allowed to take the test and will not be able to ask for a refund or reschedule the test.
Be sure to enter the test room on time. Admittance is not allowed more than 10 minutes after the test begins（based on the clock in the test center）.Those who are late for the test may not request for a refund or reschedule the test.
Do not bring anything valuable with you. Test centers assume no responsibility for test takers’ personal belongings.
Before entering the test room, please turn off your cell phone, alarm clock settings and any other electronic devices.
Look up for your seat number on the seating arrangement sheet on the door before entering the test room. Sit in your assigned seat.
Personal items other than your Photo ID and stationery are not allowed on the desktop. All your personal items must be put away at the front of the test room.
There is no smoking, drinking, eating, chewing gum or water in the test room.
During the Test Session
Your photo ID will be checked before you are admitted. The name that you used to register must match the name on the ID you present at the test center and the personal paper on the desktop. If any information is incorrect or missing, please inform the invigilators during the roll call.
You may submit your answers to finish the testor go to the rest room only after the reading instructions started playing.
No breaks are given during the test. You are required to finish the test in time even if you are permitted to leave the test room for special reasons.
If your cell phone or any other electronic devices ring, vibrate, or make any noise during the test, you will not receive any scores for this test.
Do not look around, discuss test content, make noise or cause any disturbance during the test session. Or you will not receive any scores for this test.
If you attempt to take the test for someone else or have someone take the test for you, both of you will be dismissed from the test room and will not receive any scores for this test. Moreover, both of you may not be able to attend the TOCFL test in the next 2 years.
It is not allowed to copy the test content by transcribing, recording or any other format during the test. If you do so, you will be dismissed from the test room and will not receive any scores for this test. Moreover, you may not be able to attend the TOCFL test in the next 2 years.
If you fail to comply with the test administration regulations or the test administrator's directions, you will be dismissed from the test room and will not receive any scores for this test.
In case of any technical problems that arise during the computerized Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language, e.g. disconnection from the Internet, the computer malfunctions, or human operational errors, the test-taker should immediately notify the test proctor for assistance. The test-taker should remain at the test site, and follow the directions of the test proctor while the problem is being solved. Upon the solution of the problem, the test taker can, by logging in again with either the original test ID or a backup login ID provided by the test-proctor, resume the test at the point where the interruption occurred. The test result will not be affected by any means by the interruption. The test-taker may not make any claim to SC-TOP or the test-proctor of any right to retake the test, for a refund, or for any form of compensation.
In any case of cancellation and rescheduling of a test due to causes force majeure, SC-TOP will announce the new time and venue of the rescheduled test. The test-taker who finds the new arrangement inconvenient may request a refund of the registration fee.
After the Examination
The test scores are displayed on the computer screen upon the completion of the test. In the case when the test-taker uses a backup login ID to resume an interrupted test, the scores displayed at the end of the session are not considered official test results. The official test results (the scores and the levels achieved) are as displayed in the SC-TOP test registration system.
You must leave the test room immediately once the test is finished. Or you will not receive any scores for this test and may not be able to attend the TOCFL test in the next 2 years.
After the test, hanging around, discussing or sharing the test content, or giving assistance to other candidates in any form is prohibited.
Steering Committee for the Test Of Proficiency-Huayu reserves the right to take all actions for disruptive behavior or failure to comply with the test administration regulations or the test administrator's directions during the test session.
SC-TOP reserves the right to the final interpretation of each item in these regulations.
In case of any lawsuit related to the regulations of the exam, the test-taker agrees that Taipei District Court shall be the court of competent jurisdiction for the first instance.