To gain a Canadian visa, you will need to demonstrate your English abilities to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
IELTS is one of the world’s most popular high-stakes English language tests, with over 3 million tests taken in the past year. And it’s the English test of choice for educational organizations, professional associations and employers across Canada. In fact, all universities and colleges in Canada accept IELTS, as well as all professional associations that have set minimum language requirements for professional registration.
Find out the test results required for your visa to Canada.
Find out who accepts IELTS and check the score required.
IELTS assesses your English proficiency on a scale from 1–9 in four skills: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. You have a choice of two test versions – IELTS Academic or IELTS General Training – depending on the requirements set by the organization where you plan to work or study.
Thousands of education and training providers all over the world use IELTS results to select their students.
Many professional registration bodies and employers rely on IELTS as evidence of English language proficiency.
IELTS is a task-based test covering the four language skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking).