Test dates, fees and locations

The IELTS test fee is AED 920.

We offer IELTS tests in locations across the United Arab Emirates: Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai and Sharjah. Wherever you choose to take your test, your registration will be handled by the British Council in the UAE. We currently run more than 43 test sessions in a year in the UAE across our different locations.

You can use our online registration system or check the information below to find up-to-date test dates and availability.

You will receive an automated confirmation email confirming your registration details.

Please note: Your Listening, Reading and Writing test will be completed on the same day. Your Speaking test may be offered on the same day, or up to a week before or after your main test day. You will receive notification in advance by email if your Speaking test is on a different day to your main test day.

If you have any questions about applying for a test, or require any further information, please contact us.

British Council Abu Dhabi - 2015 IELTS test dates

Date Test module
10 January Academic and General
17 January Academic 
29 January Academic and General
7 February Academic and General
14 February Academic
28 February Academic and General
14 March Academic and General
21 March Academic
28 March Academic and General
11 April Academic
18 April Academic and General
30 April Academic and General
9 May Academic and General
16 May  Academic
21 May Academic
30 May  Academic and General
6 June Academic
13 June Academic and General
18 June Academic
27 June Academic and General

British Council Al Ain - 2015 IELTS test dates

Date Test Module
10 January Academic and General
31 January Academic
7 February Academic and General
14 February Academic
14 March Academic and General
28 March Academic and General
11 April Academic 
25 April Academic
9 May Academic and General
30 May Academic and General
13 June Academic and General
27 June Academic and General

British Council Dubai - 2015 IELTS test dates

Date Test module
10 January  Academic and General
17 January Academic
29 January

Academic and General

31 January

Academic

7 February Academic and General
12 February Academic
14 February  Academic
28 February  Academic and General
12 March Academic
14 March Academic and General
21 March Academic
28 March Academic and General
18 April  Academic and General
25 April  Academic
30 April  Academic and General
9 May Academic and General
16 May Academic 
30 May Academic and General
6 June Academic 
13 June Academic and General
18 June Academic
27 June Academic and General

British Council Sharjah - 2015 IELTS test dates

Date Test module
10 January Academic and General
29 January Academic and General
31 January Academic
7 February Academic and General
14 February Academic
28 February Academic and General
14 March Academic and General
21 March Academic
28 March Academic and General
11 April Academic
18 April  Academic and General
25 April Academic
30 April Academic and General
9 May Academic and General
16 May Academic
21 May Academic
30 May Academic and General
6 June Academic
13 June Academic and General
18 June Academic
27 June Academic and General

IELTS venues

Abu Dhabi 

Venue 1

Listening, Reading and Writing: Hilton Hotel Abu Dhabi, Near Emirates Palace Hotel

Speaking: Syscoms College, near World Trade Centre Souk, Airport Road (Friday and Saturday)

Venue 2: (On selected dates - please check during registration) 

Listening, Reading and Writing: Abu Dhabi Campus - Al Ain University of Science and Technology - opposit police college, Abu Dhabi

Speaking: Abu Dhabi Campus - Al Ain University of Science and Technology - opposit police college, Abu Dhabi

Dubai

Listening, Reading and Writing: Zayed University, Academic City (Convention Centre), Main Gate 

Speaking: British Council, Dubai (Friday) and Zayed University, Academic City (F-Wing), Gate 2 

Sharjah

Venue 1:

Listening, Reading and Writing: Holiday International Hotel, Buheira Corniche, Near to Marbella Resort 

Speaking: British Council, Sharjah

Venue 2: (on selected dates - please check during registration)

Listening, Reading and Writing: American University of Sharjah, university city

Speaking: American University of Sharjah, university city

Al Ain

Venue 1:

Listening, Reading and Writing: Al Ain University

Speaking: Al Ain University