ACTFL – Ohio Licensure

Ohio Teaching Licensure Testing

You can check the guidelines for which exam is best for you here.

Language Testing International (LTI), the official testing provider of the American Council on the Teaching Foreign Languages (ACTFL), has provided these instructions to ensure that you follow the correct path when registering online to take your ACTFL assessments for your Ohio Teaching Licensure. Following these instructions will assure that your ACTFL exam results get automatically sent to your university, school, or other academic program. 

Begin by going to Once there, please click on the link in the upper right hand corner where it asks “Are you a client, test candidate or proctor?” This will take you to a new screen.

Select Testing for a school or a teaching license and create an account. 

Once you have created your account, please login to your new account. At the top of the screen under “ACTFL TEST APPLICATION”, click on “Apply for an ACTFL Test”. On the new screen select State Teacher Application and pick the state you want to teach in.  Make sure you read all the instructions before continuing. 

Test Proctor:
Mike Stumpf
Testing Center Coordinator
Ohio State
(614) 292-2160

From here, you may continue through the test registration system assured that your test results will go to your university, school, or other academic program.

OPI: $139 payable to LTI and $25 payable to OSU
OPIc: $70 payable to LIT and $25 payable to OSU
WPT or iWPT: $70 payable to LTI and $35 payable to OSU
The OSU fees can be paid here.

If you have any questions or need assistance while you are filling out the test registration application, please contact Language Testing International at (800) 486-8444, then press zero for the operator, and explain that you are an “academic individual” needing assistance registering for a test. You may also email

Once you have signed up for a test through ACTFL, you will receive an email from either LTI or The Ohio State University Testing Center confirming your date and time. NOTE: EM credit hours are NOT given for language tests.

Thank you! We look forward to serving you.