Test dates, fees and locations

The IELTS test fee is AED 895.

We offer IELTS tests in locations across the United Arab Emirates: Abu Dhabi, 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 36 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 - 2014 IELTS test dates

Date Test module
9 January Academic and General
18 January Academic and General
25 January Academic
1 February Academic and General
15 February Academic and General
22 February Academic
1 March Academic
8 March Academic and General 
15 March Academic and General
5 April Academic and General
12 April Academic
24 April Academic and General
10 May Academic and General
17 May Academic and General
24 May Academic
7 June  Academic and General
21 June Academic and General
28 June Academic
10 July Academic and General
19 July Academic and General
26 July Academic
2 August Academic and General
9 August Academic
16 August Academic and General
6 September Academic and General
20 September Academic and General
27 September Academic
2 October Academic and General
18 October Academic and General
25 October Academic
1 November Academic and General
13 November Academic
22 November Academic and General
6 December Academic and General
13 December Academic and General
20 December Academic

British Council Dubai - 2014 IELTS test dates

Date Test module
9 January Academic and General
18 January Academic and General
25 January Academic
1 February  Academic and General
15 February Academic and General 
1 March Academic
8 March Academic and General  
15 March Academic and General  
5 April Academic and General  
24 April Academic and General 
26 April Academic 
10 May  Academic and General 
17 May  Academic and General 
24 May Academic
7 June Academic and General 
21 June Academic and General 
28 June Academic
10 July Academic and General 
19 July Academic and General 
26 July Academic
2 August Academic and General 
16 August Academic and General 
21 August Academic
6 September Academic and General 
20 September Academic and General 
27 September Academic
2 October Academic and General 
18 October Academic and General 
1 November Academic and General 
13 November Academic
22 November Academic and General 
6 December Academic and General 
13 December Academic and General 

British Council Sharjah - 2014 IELTS test dates

Date Test module
9 January Academic and General
18 January Academic and General  
25 January  Academic
1 February Academic and General  
15 February Academic and General  
22 February Academic
8 March  Academic and General  
15 March Academic and General  
5 April  Academic and General 
12 April Academic 
24 April Academic and General  
10 May Academic and General 
17 May  Academic and General 
7 June Academic and General  
21 June Academic and General  
28 June Academic 
10 July Academic and General  
19 July Academic and General  
26 July Academic
2 August Academic and General 
9 August Academic
16 August Academic and General 
6 September Academic and General 
20 September Academic and General 
27 September Academic
2 October Academic and General 
11 October Academic
18 October Academic and General 
1 November Academic and General 
8 November Academic
22 November Academic and General 
6 December Academic and General 
13 December Academic and General 

IELTS venues

Abu Dhabi

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)

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