IELTS for organisations and institutions

First released in 1989, the IELTS test has established strong credentials for consistently assessing proficiency in listening, reading, writing and speaking.


Why recognise IELTS?
IELTS recognition test takers

IELTS is the four-skills test that has become the world’s most popular English language proficiency test. IELTS offers a choice of two versions, to serve both academic and non‑academic purposes. IELTS helps you to select the right people from around the world.

Who else recognises IELTS?
IELTS institution

Over 10,000 organisations in 140 countries including UK, USA, Australia, Canada and New Zealand rely on IELTS to help select the right people, including universities, professional and industry associations, and multinational companies and employers.

How to become a recognising organisation
IELTS student

You can apply for your organisation to become an IELTS recognising organisation online. It only takes a few minutes.


IELTS Stakeholder Information Seminars

Free, interactive seminars for staff working in all IELTS stakeholder groups.