Bilingual Target Language Proficiency Test (BTLPT)

The University of Houston-Victoria is an official testing site for the Bilingual Target Language Proficiency Test (BTLPT) on behalf of Educational Testing Services. The BTLPT is a computer-based exam that will replace the TOPT by July 2010.

These computer-based administrations are generally held five times a year in the University Center Building in RM 216. (Room 215 is the waiting room where you'll report, fill out the confidentiality form, and wait to be admitted.)

To check for pricing, prerequisites, upcoming administration dates, or to register for the BTLPT visit

For questions about the BTLPT, examinees can call ETS at 1-800-205-2626 or send an email at

For information about the testing site, please contact Ernest Amador, UHV Testing Coordinator, at Email Ernest or call 361.570.4285.


Things to Know Before Test Day

Examinees should report to the University Center Building at least thirty minutes early. No examinees will be admitted after their scheduled test time.

Examinees should bring their admission ticket and a valid photo ID. To learn more about ID requirements, please visit

Cell phones or any kind of electronic communication devices are not allowed in the testing center. All cell phones should be left at home or in a vehicle. Using a cell phone or possessing a cell phone or other electronic communication device during testing is grounds for dismissal.

For more information about what examinees should know before test day, please visit