How to register

Application form

Printable copy of the IELTS application form 

Registration for your IELTS test is quick and easy

Step one - Find your nearest IELTS test location

With more than 1,600 IELTS test locations in over 140 countries, there is bound to be one near you. Find my nearest center

Step two - Register for your IELTS test

You can register and pay online or download an application form to print, complete and submit to your local test center.

Don’t forget to provide a copy of your valid identity document.  You will also need to present the same identity document on the day of the test.

Step three - Your IELTS test is booked

Once your application has been processed, your test center will send you a written confirmation of the date and time of your test. The Speaking test, however, can be completed up to a week before or after the other tests. Your test center will advise.

For further information, contact your local IELTS test center or download our Information for Candidates booklet (PDF 704 KB).

Take your next step

Book your test

Find your local test center and start your IELTS journey.

Book a test

Prepare for the test

Once you are familiar with the IELTS test format, you will need to undertake a number of focused preparation activities.

Prepare for your IELTS test

Test format

Learn more about what to expect in each section of the IELTS test.

Test format