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IELTS for migration

Accepted for Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the UK

IELTS is accepted as evidence of English language proficiency for study, work and migration in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the UK, as well as for study and work in the USA.

Each country sets its own IELTS requirements. For up-to-date information, please visit the relevant government websites.

Australia

IELTS is accepted for many visa categories, as well as for permanent residency in Australia. It is also a requirement for some Australian professional organisations and accrediting bodies.
Achieve your dream to go to Australia with IELTS
Canada

Canada

If you are applying for a work visa, professional recognition or for permanent residency in Canada, it is likely that you will be required to present evidence of English language proficiency. IELTS General Training is the only internationally available English proficiency test accepted by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for immigration to Canada.
Open doors to Canada with IELTS

New Zealand

The New Zealand government asks for IELTS as evidence of English language proficiency for many visas, including those within the Skilled Migrant, Investor and Entrepreneur, Residence from Work and Parent categories.
Your journey to New Zealand begins with IELTS
UK

UK

Evidence of English language ability is a requirement for those applying to settle permanently in the UK (also known as applying for 'leave to remain' or 'long residence').
Live, work and study in the UK with IELTS

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IELTS for study

Thousands of education and training providers all over the world use IELTS results to select their students.

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IELTS for work

Many professional registration bodies and employers rely on IELTS as evidence of English language proficiency.

IELTS classroom - learning the four language skills

A test of four skills

IELTS is a task-based test covering the four language skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking).