My ticket to my dream university

More than 11,000 organisations globally trust IELTS, so when you take the test you can be confident that it is recognised by employers, professional bodies, governments and educational institutions around the world.

If you’re planning on going to the UK, Canada, the US, Australia, Germany or any other destination for study, we can help you get there.

Read more about the IELTS test here.

Find out who accepts IELTS in:

For other destinations, please use our search tool below (Step One) to discover whether your preferred organisation accepts IELTS and what score you will need to work or study there.

Follow the below steps to make the best use of your IELTS journey:

Step One: Find out who accepts IELTS

Step Two: Which test should I take?

Step Three: Book your test

Step Four: How to prepare

Step Five: Your results 

IELTS means more with the British Council 

Give yourself the best chance of success by taking IELTS with the British Council.  We offer a range of support material to ensure you’re prepared for the test:

Book an IELTS test with the British Council

Book your test at one of our multiple test locations. There are more than 800 official British Council IELTS test centres in more than 140 countries around the world.