The British Council's priority is the health and well-being of IELTS test takers and staff. Based on the latest UK Government guidance, we advised IELTS test centres to re-open from 8th March 2021.
Find your nearest IELTS centre here, and your nearest IELTS for UKVI centre below.
IELTS for UKVI Academic and General Training and IELTS Life Skills are approved Secure English language tests (SELT) by the UK Home Office for visa applications to the UK.
All British universities and colleges accept IELTS Academic results. This means you may not need to take an IELTS for UKVI (Academic) test but can submit an IELTS Academic result. Before booking your test, make sure to check which test you need with the organisations you are applying to.