Considering migration is a huge step in your life. When you are ready to expand your opportunities in another country, put your best foot forward by demonstrating your English language skills through the globally recognized leader, IELTS. While other language assessment tests are only accepted by one or two specific countries, the IELTS UKVI General Training test is accepted by immigration authorities in:
You can make sure you’re ready for any opportunity that arises by choosing IELTS.
The computer-delivered and paper-based IELTS tests are offered at the IELTS USA flagship testing center in Newark, New Jersey, just 20 minutes from mid-town Manhattan. Our secure, easily accessible test center provides the perfect professional atmosphere to take your test without distractions.
Same IELTS, more choice.
Whether test takers take IELTS on paper or computer, they can be confident that they are taking the same trusted English language test.
For more information about IELTS on computer, visit ielts.org/oncomputer.
Choosing the Right Test: IELTS, IELTS for UKVI or IELTS Life Skills
When choosing which test is right for you, we recommend checking the entry requirements with the organization you are applying to. The following information is intended for reference only.
|IELTS||IELTS for UKVI
||IELTS Life Skills
||IELTS was designed to help test takers work, study or migrate to a country where English is the native language.
||IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration is for test takers who want to work or study in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand or Canada.
||IELTS Life Skills is a test of Speaking and Listening used for those who want to live in the United Kingdom. It was designed for certain visa categories and other immigration purposes.
||Band scores from 1-9
||Band scores from 1-9
||Pass or Fail
How to Register
To view upcoming test dates and availability for IELTS in Newark, NJ, search the IELTS USA Online Registration System and register online.
To complete your registration, you will need a digital copy of your Identification* and a credit or debit card to complete payment for your test registration.
*The only acceptable forms of ID for IELTS are a valid (unexpired) passport (primary ID), US permanent resident card (green card), or US employment authorization card (EAD card). You cannot use a driver’s license or school ID to register for IELTS. IELTS for UKVI / Life Skills: A valid passport is the ONLY acceptable form of ID for IELTS for UKVI tests.
Test Date Transfers and Cancellations
Please note that all requests for changes to your test date must be made in writing to email@example.com.
We cannot accept transfer or cancellation requests by phone.
Additional information about online registration and details about the IELTS USA transfer/cancellation policy can be found at ielts.org/usa/registration.
Below are the fees for this test center:
|IELTS||IELTS for UKVI
||IELTS Life Skills
|Test Registration Fee||$250
($255 starting 1 July 2023)
Request for a Re-mark (Enquiry on Results)
(see the Results tab)
($125 starting 1 July 2023)
Additional Test Report Form (copy 6+)
(See the Results tab)
|International and Express Shipping Surcharge||$100||$100
How to PrepareGet a free Top Tips for IELTS General Training book*!
The first nine (9) test takers who register and purchase the IELTS General Training Test at the IELTS USA Newark, NJ Test Center during the promotion period will receive a copy of the Top Tips for IELTS General Training book. The book gives you some essential advice for each part of each of the four IELTS components! *See complete promotional terms and conditions here.
Below are a number of resources available to help you prepare for your IELTS on computer test.
You can also find additional IELTS resources at go.ieltsusa.org/ieltsusaprep.
COVID-19 Mitigation Policies
Please be advised that test takers must travel to the test center to take the test IN-PERSON. You can view a summary of IELTS COVID-19 Precautions for Test Day (PDF, 527 KB) at the IELTS USA Newark, NJ Test Center to ensure the health and safety of our test takers and staff. All test takers and staff are required to wear a face mask which completely covers their mouth and nose while at the test center.
Upon entering the test venue, all test takers and staff will have their temperatures checked with a no-contact thermometer. Individuals with a temperature of 100.4°F/38°C or higher will not be allowed entry to the center. Test takers will have to reschedule their tests.
Individuals with visible symptoms (cough, nasal congestion, rashes, etc.) will be asked to reschedule their test.
All test takers will be required to maintain a distance of six feet or more from all other persons in the test venue while standing in line, completing registration, sitting in the waiting area, taking the test, and moving about the test venue.
Any accompanying friends or family members will not be allowed to enter the test venue. They must wait outside the building.
Location, Transportation and Accommodation
The IELTS USA Newark, NJ Test Center is conveniently located near several major highways in the Central Business District of downtown Newark, New Jersey, a few minutes from the New Jersey Turnpike and 5 miles (approximately 25 minutes) from Newark Liberty International airport (EWR).
570 Broad Street, Suite 1003
Newark, New Jersey 07102
The test center is located less than 1 mile from Newark Penn Station- which caters to PATH trains coming from New York City and NJ Transit trains from all regions of New Jersey.
On-site parking is available at our test center for $15 for the entire day and ONLY CASH is accepted. Detailed parking information will be provided to all registered test takers 3 to 4 days ahead of the test day. The parking lot is overseen by our building’s commercial property management. IELTS USA is not responsible for parking.
The parking lot is located behind the building. From Broad Street, turn on to Fulton Street. Turn left at the roundabout near the end of Fulton Street. Make a right into the parking lot. You will see a booth with the "570 Broad Street" address on it. Please note that you MUST check in with the parking attendant before entering the building or your car will be TOWED. Once parked, enter the building directly from the parking lot. The door is always locked, so you will have to press the call button on the door. Additionally, there are other paid parking lots in downtown Newark near the test center. Street parking is also available.
The following hotels are located very close to the test center:
To book either of these hotels, email firstname.lastname@example.org and be sure to mention IELTS to find out if they can offer you discounted pricing for your stay.
Getting Your Results
Results for IELTS on computer will be sent to you by postal mail three to five days after the test. Please note, IELTS results from our test center are sent by First Class USPS mail and a tracking number is not available. Depending on your location, results can take a week or more to arrive.
You may also view your results in your IELTS USA Online Registration System Test Taker account:
Having Your Scores Re-Marked (EOR)
If you are not happy with your IELTS results, you can apply for a review and re-mark of your score(s) through a service called an Enquiry on Results (EOR) within 6 weeks from the test date.
Additional information about requesting a re-mark can be found at ielts.org/results.
If you wish to take the next step to have your IELTS re-marked, you will need to email the test center at email@example.com.
Below are the EOR fees for the tests we offer at the IELTS USA Newark, NJ Test Center:
IELTS $120 ($125 starting 1 July 2023)
IELTS for UKVI $130
IELTS Life Skills $95
The EOR fee will be refunded if the review results in a score change.
Note the re-mark can take between 2 to 21 days to process and receive an outcome, and you will be notified by email when the results have been reviewed.
Requesting Additional Copies of Your Test Report Form (TRF)
Test takers are entitled to request five (5) copies of the Test Report Form to be sent directly to recognizing organizations, within 2 years of test date.
General Training test takers may also request one (1) additional Test Report Form free of charge if needed for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
Copies of Test Report Forms in excess of the number indicated above will be charged an administrative fee of US$10.00 per Test Report Form.
Test Report Forms to domestic US addresses are posted by USPS with no tracking information and at no additional cost. You may opt to request expedited shipping, for a fee of US$40.00 for addresses in the US. Expedited shipping includes tracking information.
Requests to ALL International addresses must be shipped via international carrier at a cost of US$100 per international address. International shipping includes tracking information.
To request additional copies of your TRF, please complete the following form to submit a request:
You can find more information about additional IELTS Test Report Form requests for US test takers on our website: ielts.org/usa/results
Our test center is operated by IELTS USA, and as a 501(c)3 nonprofit, we are dedicated to supporting individuals and organizations within the United States in evaluating English language proficiency through high-stakes testing.
We value quality, integrity, commitment to excellence, partnership, and service and are happy to assist you in any way that we can.
IELTS USA Newark, NJ Test Center
570 Broad Street, Suite 1003
Newark, NJ 07102
Tel: (+1) 862 243 9500
We are open Monday through Friday between 10 AM and 2 PM
IELTS USA welcomes your comments, suggestions and details of satisfaction or dissatisfaction regarding the service you experienced when registering or taking IELTS or IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration tests in Newark, NJ. If you would like to provide us with information and feedback about your experience at our test center, please complete our anonymous customer satisfaction survey.