Scores are valid for two years from the date the test was taken.
However it is advised to the candidates that the scores should be more recent as the time at which the candidate actually applies for visa, is when his score is more than a year old, so his level of English could witness a sea change.
Moreover while taking admission to an educational institute, only the most recent scores are considered.
The TOEFL test is the most widely accepted English-language test in the world. More than 7,000 colleges, universities and agencies in 165 countries accept TOEFL scores.ETS will stop sending score reports after the validity of scores has crossed 2 years.
At the end of the TOEFL IBT test session, you will be given the option to cancel your scores.