You can take your test at one of our official test centres on paper or on a computer. You can also take IELTS Online (IELTS Academic only) from the comfort of your home or any private space with a stable internet connection. All you need is a valid identification document and a bank card if you want to pay online.
|Tests we offer
|Available test dates
|IELTS Academic - in centre (on paper and computer)
|IELTS Academic Online
|IELTS General Training - in centre (paper or computer)
|IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI)
(Academic and General Training) - in centre (on paper and computer)
|IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1) - in centre (on paper)
What does the fee include? Our IELTS test fee includes exclusive preparation materials, free practice tests and much more.
What you need to book:
1. A valid identification document. When you register, you’ll need to upload a scan of your ID. It must be valid at the time of booking and on the test day.
If you're under 18, your parents will also need to complete the Parent consent for candidates under 18 form. IELTS is not recommended for anyone under 16.
2. A bank card. You can pay through our online booking system or by bank transfer.
After you have booked your test
You will receive emails confirming:
- the start time of your test and the venue address
- your Speaking Test date
- your access to IELTS Ready Premium.
More information about the test
Download and read our Information for Candidates to learn everything you need to know about the format, the different exam components and test results.
We’re here to assist if you have any accessibility needs that may impact on your ability to take IELTS.
Find out more about our broad range of support tools and adjustments.