IELTS Online

IELTS Online

IELTS Online the new way to take IELTS Academic wherever you are in the world

IELTS Online is our new online Academic test. It gives you flexibility for when and where you take your test. It has the same content and features as IELTS on paper and IELTS on computer taken in a test centre. 

Same test of four skills delivered by humans for humans

In your IELTS Online test the Listening, Reading and Writing questions are taken the same way as with IELTS on computer. Your Speaking test will still be with a human examiner, and happens via an online video call.   

Receive IELTS Online results between 3 – 6 days

You will receive your results between 3 – 6 calendar days after taking IELTS Online. All tests are marked by trained IELTS examiners.     

You choose where and how you take your test

IELTS gives you complete flexibility on how you take your test. Whether you prefer to take your test at home, in a test centre, on a computer, or with paper and pen, IELTS is the right choice for you.   

IELTS Online is our new online Academic test designed for international higher education. For visa and immigration purposes, you should continue to take your test in an authorised IELTS test centre.

Prepare for IELTS Online

The great thing about IELTS Online is it’s the same content and format as IELTS taken in a test centre. You don’t need to learn a new test format.

You can continue to prepare for IELTS the same way you always have. Find IELTS preparation materials here.  

Be prepared before your test day by using our:

Check you have everything needed to take IELTS Online

For your test environment, you will need:

  • a desk in a quiet, private, well-lit space
  • your ID (Passport)
  • a reliable internet connection
  • a computer or laptop.

Your computer or laptop must have: 

  • windows or macOS 
  • a webcam, microphone, and speakers
  • one screen only.

Check your computer is ready to take IELTS Online

If you have any questions about IELTS Online, find the answers on our FAQs page.

IELTS Online is currently available in the following countries and regions:

Albania, Argentina, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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