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You can register for IELTS quickly and easily through our Online Registration Service, or at one of our offices or with one of our authorised IELTS agents.
To register, simply follow the steps below: Download and read the IELTS General Information which contains important information about the test format, the question types and the test results.
Taking IELTS opens doors – it can help you live, study and work around the world.
More than 8,000 organisations worldwide accept IELTS, including government, academic and employment institutions.
If you want to transfer to a different test date, you need to notify us at least five weeks prior to the test date you have registered for. IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the world’s most popular English language test.
More than 2,7 million IELTS tests are taken each year.
Please note that IELTS is not recommended for candidates under the age of 16.
There are two versions of the IELTS test: IELTS Academic IELTS General Training Read our simple guide to help you decide which version of the test is right for you.
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IELTS is the most widely accepted English language test with a one-on-one speaking test to assess your English language communication skills.