IELTS One Skill Retake

IELTS One Skill Retake is now available and will be launched around the world during 2023.

IELTS One Skill Retake is available or currently launching in Australia, Azerbaijan, Cambodia, Canada, Ethiopia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Macau, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Rwanda, Singapore, Thailand and Uganda and will continue to be launched in other regions and countries around the world throughout 2023.

To help our recognising organisations attract the broadest range of high-quality applicants, and our test takers achieve their global goals, we've developed IELTS One Skill Retake.

IELTS One Skill Retake allows test takers to re-attempt one of the four skills from the complete IELTS test: Listening, Reading, Writing or Speaking. 

IELTS One Skill Retake gives your applicants another opportunity to meet your English language requirements without the need to take a complete IELTS test again and without compromising our gold-standard test quality.

Register to accept IELTS One Skill Retake today

Register to accept IELTS One Skill Retake today

You can continue to trust your IELTS results now with more benefits.


  • Allows organisations to offer flexibility to test takers who may not have performed at their best on the test day.


  • Same format and task types
  • Uses the same marking and scoring procedures
  • Uses the same 9-band scale.


  • Same security features that organisations have known and trusted for over 30 years
  • Tests are marked through the same post-test reviews and analysis.

More applicants

  • Organisations can access a wider pool of applicants who meet their English language requirements.

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