IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the world’s most popular English language test. More than 4 million IELTS tests are taken each year.

Taking IELTS opens doors – it can help you live, study and work around the world. More than 12,500 organisations worldwide accept IELTS, including government, academic and employment institutions. In fact, IELTS is the only English language test accepted for immigration purposes by all countries that require one.

The IELTS test is designed to help you use English in your new life abroad. In less than three hours, it will assess all of your English skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking.

The most effective way of testing your English conversation skills is face-to-face. IELTS is the most widely accepted English language test with a one-on-one speaking test to assess your English language communication skills. 

Designed by experts in English language assessment and trusted around the world, you can be sure that IELTS will give a fair and consistent assessment of your English skills.

If you wish to take IELTS test in Hong Kong or Macau, please visit Hong Kong & Macau’s Official IELTS Sitefor test registrations.

Find out more IELTS website 

Our IELTS website features a range of information and support tools. 

What score do I need?

Our global recognition search engine helps you check what score you need for your specific purposes.

News and updates

Find out the latest IELTS news and details of forthcoming activities on our IELTS website. 

IELTS on computer

IELTS test takers now have the choice between taking IELTS on paper or on computer. Video tutorials and test preparation materials are available for free.

Official online preparation course - IELTS Ready: Premium

If you haven't booked your IELTS test yet, you can sign up for IELTS Ready Member free of charge and start practising with mock tests, webinars and videos to familiarise yourself with the test.

Once you have booked your IELTS test with us, you'll have access to IELTS Ready Premium and will benefit from a personalised study plan, practice questions tailored to your abilities, and access to 40 practice tests.

For extra preparation advice, you can check out TakeIELTS; and for more information about the test please go to IELTS.org.


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