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Permissions Use

ETS Licensing Policies

ETS tests and related test materials, publications, reports and other materials in all forms of media are copyrighted. Follow the instructions below to request the permission necessary for you to reproduce ETS copyrighted material. Permissions are only granted in writing. Verbal grants of permission are not considered binding.

How to Obtain Permission To Use ETS Copyrighted Material

1. Select a Permissions Request Form

2. Tell Us How You Plan to Use Our Material

  • Describe how you want to use the material (e.g., in a book, a newsletter, research, test preparation or other).
  • Explain if you plan to charge a fee, directly or indirectly, such as through test preparation courses.
  • Be specific and indicate your deadline.

3. Read the ETS Licensing Policies.

You will be required to make appropriate informational use of our trademarks and to use the credit line and disclaimer that ETS will provide. Based on your use of our copyrighted material, a fee may be required.

Permissions requests to use ETS copyrighted materials on the web will not be granted.

Response Time

We will respond to your request in writing within two to four weeks from the date when we receive your request. Requests may be denied or responses delayed if you have not provided all necessary information.


Contact the Permissions Administrator by email at, or by fax at 1-609-683-2930.