There are numerous security measures in place to support test takers and protect the interests of the organisations who rely on the integrity of IELTS results.
A strict set of protocols is in place to safeguard every aspect of the IELTS test. This includes:
This multi-layered approach to test security also includes a process for prospective test centres and strict protocols surrounding test centre operations and audits.
The IELTS Partners also work closely with relevant authorities worldwide, including migration and law enforcement agencies, to detect, prevent, and, where appropriate, take legal action against any cheating or fraud attempts in accordance with local laws.
Do not waste your money or risk your future by attempting to cheat. Do not trust anyone trying to sell IELTS results.
If you have concerns relating to the security of IELTS (e.g. you have heard about suspected scams or suspected fraudulent activities), you can report them to us using this online report form.
Please note that this form is only to be used for the reporting of security concerns. If you would like to provide other feedback about IELTS, or if you would like to make a complaint about IELTS, please use this online enquiry form.
Register your organisation
Reach out to new prospective test takers by listing your minimum IELTS score requirements on this site.
Setting your IELTS score
Guidance to help you set appropriate IELTS score requirements for your organisation.
Ensuring quality and fairness
An overview of some of the key features of IELTS and how they contribute to reliable, relevant and fair language assessment.