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
04 July  Academic 
11 July Academic and General
25 July Academic 
01 August Academic and General
08 August Academic
29 August Academic and General
12 September Academic and General
26 September Academic and General
10 October Academic 
24 October Academic and General
31 October Academic
07 November  Academic and General
14 November  Academic
21 November  Academic and General
05 December  Academic and General
12 December Academic and General

British Council Al Ain - 2015 IELTS test dates

Date Test module
04 July  Academic 
11 July Academic and General
01 August Academic and General
29 August Academic and General
12 September Academic and General
26 September Academic and General
10 October Academic 
24 October Academic and General
07 November  Academic and General
21 November  Academic and General
12 December Academic and General

British Council Dubai - 2015 IELTS test dates

Date Test module
04 July  Academic 
11 July Academic and General
25 July Academic 
01 August Academic and General
08 August Academic
29 August Academic and General
12 September Academic and General
19 September Academic
26 September Academic and General
10 October Academic 
24 October Academic and General
07 November  Academic and General
14 November  Academic
21 November  Academic and General
05 December  Academic and General
12 December Academic and General

British Council Sharjah - 2015 IELTS test dates

Date Test module
04 July  Academic 
11 July Academic and General
25 July Academic 
01 August Academic and General
08 August Academic
29 August Academic and General
12 September Academic and General
19 September Academic
26 September Academic and General
10 October Academic 
24 October Academic and General
31 October Academic 
07 November  Academic and General
21 November  Academic and General
05 December  Academic and General
12 December Academic and General

IELTS venues

British Council IELTS Official Test Venues in Abu Dhabi: 

Listening, Reading and Writing:

Al Ain University of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi Campus, Al Qubesat, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed St, 5th St, Abu Dhabi

Hilton Hotel, Corniche Road W, Near Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi

Speaking: 

Al Ain University of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi Campus, Al Qubesat, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed St, 5th St, Abu Dhabi

Syscoms College, near World Trade Centre Souk, Airport Road 

For available test dates and registration please visit - https://ielts.britishcouncil.org/uae   

British Council IELTS Official Test Venues in Al Ain: 

Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking: 

Al Ain University of Science and Technology, 64141, 124th Street, Al Jimi, Al Ain

For available test dates and registration please visit - https://ielts.britishcouncil.org/uae

British Council IELTS Official Test Venues in Dubai: 

Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking: 

Al Falah University, Al Garhoud, 5th Street, PO Box 128821, (Opposite to Cambridge International School), Dubai

Zayed University, Academic City, Ruwaiya 2, Dubai

Dubai Knowledge Village, Block-1,Conference Centre, Al Sufouh Road, Jumeirah, Dubai 

For available test dates and registration please visit - https://ielts.britishcouncil.org/uae

British Council IELTS Official Test Venues in Sharjah: 

Listening, Reading, Writing: 

American University Sharjah, University City, Sharjah

Holiday International Hotel, Corniche St, Al Majaz 1, Sharjah

Speaking: 

American University Sharjah, University City, Sharjah

Emirates Institute for Banking & Financial Studies, Abu Shagara, Al Bu Daniq, Sharjah 

For available test dates and registration please visit - https://ielts.britishcouncil.org/uae