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Take a test

Open up your world.

Your test, your way

We want you to feel as comfortable and relaxed as possible when it comes to taking your IELTS test. That’s why we offer multiple options so that you can get the results you deserve.


Test can be taken remotely.

Results available in 6–8 days.

Requires specific equipment to complete.

Not accepted by visa immigration authorities.

In person – Computer

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Results available in 1–5 days.

Visa applicants must test in person.

In person – On paper

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Results available in 13 days.

Visa applicants must test in person.

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Where would you like to go?

IELTS is the only English test that is accepted by all four immigration authorities (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and United Kingdom) that require you to prove your language skills. And our tests are trusted by thousands of organisations around the globe.

Where to take your test

With more than 4000 locations in 140 countries across the globe, IELTS is ready whenever you are. You can also take an IELTS online test in many countries.

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Get test ready

We know how important your test is. That’s why we’re here to help you get the result you deserve. From official practice tests to interactive webinars, instructional videos, and even ebooks – we have a range of resources to help you get test ready.