J-Check & iTEP Minimum Technical Requirements

J-Check utilizes the International Test of English Proficiency (iTEP). To successfully test using the iTEP you must meet or exceed the following technical requirements:

J-Check must be taken on a PC desktop or laptop computer – not on an Apple/MAC, iPAD, Chromebook, or smartphone. J-Check incorporates iTEP’s Fotosure security software to prevent cheating and visually confirm and monitor test taker’s identity. So, an activated webcam is required.

Internet Specifications

Broadband Internet connection:

  • Download speed – 750 kbps minimum
  • Upload speed – 250 kbps minimum

Any of the following browsers are recommended:

  • Operating System: Windows 10 or newer
  • Headset
  • Keyboard and mouse
  • Microphone
  • Webcam (activated and positioned to see the test-taker)





To see if your computer meets the Technical Requirements, go to:

Do NOT input Test ID. Stop after Webcam check.​

If you have any questions on technical requirements, please email J-Check. We are here to help!