PTE Core Cost: Find & Compare Fees Across Regions


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If you are considering taking the PTE Core test or comparing the PTE Core cost to other English tests, you have found the right place.

This blog will list the pricing for PTE Core exams across regions worldwide, including Asia-Pacific, Europe, Africa, etc. For your convenience, we also exchange the PTE exam fee in dollars for easy comparison.

In this post, PTE Magic will show you how to check PTE Core prices in your area and see how they compare to other regions below.

Key Takeaways

  • The PTE Core exam is becoming popular in the Asia-Pacific region, especially in Australia, India, the Philippines, Nepal, and Vietnam.
  • The PTE Core cost varies between regions due to exchange rates, local economic conditions, and taxes ranging from 5% to 24%.
  • The exam accepts payment methods, including credit cards and specific debit cards. See below for more detailed information.

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Asia-Pacific Region

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The PTE Core exam is rising in popularity in the Asia-Pacific region, especially in countries such as Australia, India, the Philippines, Nepal, and Vietnam. Below is the detailed pricing list for these countries:

Australia

Number of Test Centres
PTE Core Pricing (Local Currency)
Pricing Exchange (USD)
35
AUD 445
~ USD 293.75

Note: Prices include a 10% tax.

India

Number of Test Centres
PTE Core Pricing (Local Currency)
Pricing Exchange (USD)
62
INR 17000 
~ USD 204

Note: Prices include an 18% tax.

Nepal

Number of Test Centres
PTE Core Pricing (Local Currency)
Pricing Exchange (USD)
9
USD 200
USD 200

Philipines

Number of Test Centres
PTE Core Pricing (Local Currency)
Pricing Exchange (USD)
6
USD 230
USD 230

Vietnam

Number of Test Centres
PTE Core Pricing (Local Currency)
Pricing Exchange (USD)
3
USD 180
USD 180

Other Asia-Pacific Countries

Country
Number of Test Centres
PTE Core Pricing (Local Currency)
Pricing Exchange (USD)
China
39
USD 317
USD 317
Pakistan
6
USD 220
USD 220
Bangladesh
1
USD 200
USD 200
Bhutan
1
USD 200
USD 200
Brunei Darussalam
1
USD 265
USD 265
Cambodia
1
USD 185
USD 185
Fiji
1
USD 235
USD 235
Hong Kong
4
USD 303
USD 303
Indonesia
3
USD 222
USD 222
Japan
3
USD 230
USD 230
Korea, South
2
KRW 286000
~ USD 211
Macau
1
USD 323
USD 323
Malaysia
5
RM835 MYR
USD 176
Myanmar
1
USD 210
USD 210
Papua New Guinea
1
USD 220
USD 220
Singapore
2
USD 300
USD 300
Sri Lanka
3
USD 180
USD 180
Taiwan
1
USD 246
USD 246
Tajikistan
NA
USD 200
USD 200
Thailand
1
USD 205
USD 205

Europe

Country
Number of Test Centres
PTE Core Pricing (Local Currency)
Pricing Exchange (USD)
Albania
1
USD 205
USD 205
Armenia
1
USD 230
USD 230
Austria
1
EUR 250
~ USD 270
Azerbaijan
2
USD 220
USD 220
Belgium
2
USD 270
USD 270
Bosnia and Herzegovina
1
USD 235
USD 235
Bulgaria
2
USD 235
USD 235
Croatia
1
USD 255
USD 255
Cyprus (North)
1
USD 200
USD 200
Cyprus (South)
1
USD 200
USD 200
Czech Republic
1
USD 265
USD 265
Denmark
1
USD 300
USD 300
Estonia
1
USD 235
USD 235
Finland
1
USD 310
USD 310
France
1
USD 270
USD 270
Georgia
1
USD 220
USD 220
Germany
3
USD 260
USD 260
Greece
1
USD 230
USD 230
Hungary
1
USD 230
USD 230
Italy
3
USD 270
USD 270
Kazakhstan
1
USD 180
USD 180
Latvia
1
USD 235
USD 235
Lithuania
1
USD 225

Prices include a 21% tax.

USD 225

Prices include a 21% tax.

Malta
1
USD 255
USD 255
Mongolia
1
USD 225
USD 225
Montenegro
1
USD 235
USD 235
Netherlands
1
USD 270
USD 270
Norway
1
USD 300
USD 300
Poland
1
USD 215
USD 215
Portugal
1
USD 270
USD 270
Romania
1
USD 235
USD 235
Serbia
1
USD 240
USD 240
Slovenia
1
USD 260
USD 260
Spain
1
USD 255

Prices include a 21% tax.

USD 255

Prices include a 21% tax.

Sweden
1
USD 300
USD 300
Switzerland
1
USD 330
USD 330
Turkmenistan
1
USD 200
USD 200
Ukraine
1
USD 150
USD 150
Uzbekistan
1
USD 190
USD 190

Middle East

Country
Number of Test Centres
PTE Core Pricing (Local Currency)
Pricing Exchange (USD)
Türkiye
12
TRY 5000

Prices include a 20% tax.

~ USD 155
United Arab Emirates
4
AED 1250 

Prices include a 5% tax.

~ USD 340
Iraq
3
USD 250
USD 250
Israel
1
USD 285
USD 285
Jordan
1
USD 235
USD 235
Lebanon
1
USD 215
USD 215
Occupied Palestinian Territories
1
USD 270
USD 270
Oman
1
USD 245
USD 245
Qatar
1
USD 330
USD 330
Saudi Arabia
7
USD 350

Prices include a 15% tax.

USD 350

Prices include a 15% tax.

Africa

Country
Number of Test Centres
PTE Core Pricing (Local Currency)
Pricing Exchange (USD)
South Africa
6
ZAR 4600 
~ USD 248
Algeria
1
USD 230
USD 230
Botswana
1
USD 250
USD 250
Cameroon
1
USD 260
USD 260
Egypt
4
USD 150
USD 150
Ethiopia
1
USD 240
USD 240
Ghana
1
USD 235
USD 235
Kenya
1
USD 215
USD 215
Madagascar
1
USD 225
USD 225
Malawi
1
USD 245
USD 245
Mauritius
1
USD 185
USD 185
Morocco
1
USD 240
USD 240
Mozambique
1
USD 285
USD 285
Namibia
1
USD 260
USD 260
Nigeria
4
USD 150
USD 150
Senegal
1
USD 240
USD 240
Tanzania
1
USD 270
USD 270
Tunisia
1
USD 210
USD 210
Uganda
1
USD 270
USD 270
Zambia
1
USD 270
USD 270
Zimbabwe
1
USD 270
USD 270

Americas

Country
Number of Test Centres
PTE Core Pricing (Local Currency)
Pricing Exchange (USD)
Canada
25
CAD 340
CAD 340
Argentina
1
USD 215
USD 215
Brazil
6
USD 230
USD 230
Chile
1
USD 260
USD 260
Colombia
1
USD 215
USD 215
Dominican Republic
1
USD 230
USD 230
Ecuador
1
USD 230
USD 230
Jamaica
1
USD 235
USD 235
Mexico
1
USD 240
USD 240
Panama
1
USD 230
USD 230
Peru
1
USD 245
USD 245
Puerto Rico
1
USD 245
USD 245
Trinidad and Tobago
1
USD 240
USD 240
United States (US)
88
USD 245
USD 245
Venezuela
1
USD 240
USD 240

UK and Ireland

Country
Number of Test Centres
PTE Core Pricing (Local Currency)
Pricing Exchange (USD)
Ireland
1
USD 230
USD 230
United Kingdom (UK)
29
GBP 200

Prices include a 20% tax.

~ USD 256

Frequently Asked Questions

This section will summarise all the common FAQs related to the PTE Core cost. See below if you have the same queries.

Why Do PTE Exam Fees Vary By Country?

Several factors determine the PTE exam fee, including exchange rates and local economic conditions. Additionally, some areas require a tax ranging from 5% to 24%.

Which Payment Methods Are Accepted for My PTE Core Exam?

The PTE Core exam accepts various payment methods. You can pay using credit cards such as Visa, Mastercard, American Express, or JCB or specific debit cards like Visa or Mastercard.

How Do I Pay for My PTE Exam?

To pay for the PTE exam, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the official PTE website. Make sure you have an account to log in. 
  2. Once logged in, select the “Book Now” option.
  3. Choose your suitable test centre, test date, and time from the available options. After finished the PTE Core booking process, you will be directed to the payment page.
  4. Enter your information and complete the payment process. Remember to check your details carefully before submitting your payment.

Final Thoughts

We hope this blog is helpful for you. Please remember that the PTE Core cost is just one factor to consider. You should also pay attention to the quality of the centre, how close it is to your location, and the availability of test dates.

If you are looking for more insightful resources for your PTE Core exam, check out PTE Magic’s range of online courses to achieve your dream scores. Visit us today!

Last updated on 29/05/2024

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