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Immigration authorities

Take IELTS, the reliable English language test that’s trusted by immigration authorities. 

If you plan to emigrate to an English-speaking country, your English language skills will be important to you.

Governments use IELTS to process immigration and student visa applications in many English-speaking countries, including Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Even native English speakers need an English language qualification to emigrate to some English-speaking countries.

You will need to check the IELTS scores for emigration needed in the country of your choice before you book your IELTS test.

Government websites

You can find out more about immigration and student visa application procedures by visiting government websites:

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 "IELTS opened doors for me and I can go anywhere now." Dalia Bebars, Egypt; image copyright British Council

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