We have been made aware of fraudulent websites pretending to be the British Council IELTS registration sites. Please be advised that they are not associated with us in any form. We are also not responsible for the content available on these websites.
To ensure your details are safe, please only book your test by clicking on the registration link here on this site or on the TakeIELTS website.
Before you enter your personal details, please check that you are using our secure online registration system. You can do this by making sure the website address starts with “https://”. In addition, fraudulent sites may use incorrect spellings in the website address, so check that “British Council” is spelt correctly.
If you are not sure, please use this link to book your IELTS test.
IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the world’s most popular English language test. More than 2.9 million IELTS tests are taken each year.
Taking IELTS opens doors – it can help you live, study and work around the world. More than 10,000 organisations in 140 countries accept IELTS, including schools, universities, employers, immigration authorities and professional bodies
IELTS assesses all of your English skills — reading, writing, listening and speaking, and is designed to reflect how you will use English at study, at work, and at play, in your new life abroad.
If you are applying for a visa to stay in the UK, IELTS is on the UK Home Office’s list of approved secure English Language Tests. You can find more information in our IELTS for UK Visa and Immigration section.
IELTS is jointly owned by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment.