Office of International Affairs: MELAB

MELAB Registration

To register for the MELAB exam at the University of Michigan-Dearborn you must first download the MELAB identification form and determine your testing date.

Please note that a recent passport size photo must be attached to the form.

MELAB Registration Instructions:

  1. Fill in the MELAB Identification Form.  You may complete on line and print out or print out and neatly print the information. Caution: The form does not save your information.
  2. Put your Name and Birthdate EXACTLY as it appears on your Passport
  3. Attach a passport size photograph to the form
  4. Sign the form
  5. Include payment.  Must be a Cashier’s Check written to the University of Michigan-Dearborn with MELAB Fees on the memo line. MELAB fees are non-refundable.  
    (There will be no refund on any MELAB fees.)
  6. All information must be received by the Office of International Affairs prior to the registration deadline for your desired test date. Bring or mail the form with your application documents to:                                                                                                                                        
    University of Michigan-Dearborn
    Office of International Affairs
    780 Town Center Dr., Room 108
    Dearborn, Michigan 48126


(There will be no refund on any MELAB fees.)

  • MELAB Without Speaking:  $150 per candidate
  • Extra Score Reports: $25 if requested at time of exam, $30 if requested after exam (after exam must contact directly to order)
  • Rush Score Reports: $70 if requested at time of exam (up to two reports mailed to institutions)  
    $35 each for additional rush score reports at time of test; $65 each if requested after the scores have been released (after exam must contact directly to order)
  • MELAB Rescoring:  $60 per section (request must be made 30 days from receipt of test scores, must contact directly to order)

For questions please contact the UM-Dearborn Office of International Affairs at or 313-583-6600.