Covid-19 notice

The British Council's priority is the health and well-being of IELTS test takers and staff. We have advised IELTS test centres to close temporarily, based on advice from the UK and Irish Governments. 

IELTS for UKVI test centres are open in some locations. Find your nearest IELTS for UKVI centre here

IELTS Academic is recommended for either undergraduate or postgraduate study worldwide. 

IELTS General Training is recommended for study at below degree level or if you wish to emigrate to an English-speaking country, and you are required to take an English test. 

The IELTS test fee is between £170 and £195, depending on the location and test provider you choose.

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