IDP Education co-founded and jointly owns IELTS (International English Language Testing System) in association with Cambridge English Language Assessment and the British Council. IELTS is the world’s most popular, high stakes English language proficiency test.
IELTS is available to test takers in more than 800 locations in more than 130 countries. To find out your local test centre and to ask about available test dates use the search facility on the IELTS website.
Find preparation materials and further guidance on taking the IELTS test on the IELTS website. The UK office does not provide any assistance or guidance on the IELTS test.
For any enquiries regarding IELTS find your local IELTS test centre. Alternatively view the FAQ or use IELTS online enquiry form on the IELTS website. The UK office does not provide assistance with IELTS questions.
Since its launch in 1989, IELTS has been an innovator in English language testing and was the first to measure the ability to communicate in all four language skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking.
IELTS is available to test takers in more than 800 locations in more than 130 countries.
Every aspect of the IELTS test, from test design and administration, to the marking and reporting of results, is subject to the highest quality controls, security procedures and integrity management practices.
This rigour has ensured that IELTS remains trusted and recognised by immigration authorities and government departments in almost all English-speaking countries, including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. More than 8,000 organisations worldwide – including higher education institutions, government agencies, professional associations and employers – recognise and accept IELTS scores.