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Book your exam online or at our office(s) and access our free preparation materials today. 

When you book an IELTS test with the British Council, you also get included in your test fee: 

  • Exclusive, free access to our popular online preparation course 'Road to IELTS Last Minute course', which includes 100 interactive activities, 9 video tutorials and two IELTS Academic practice tests for each of the four skills
  • Five extra Test Report Forms for free that we send free of charge to institutions you’re applying to (e.g. immigration offices, universities etc.)

Choose how to take your IELTS test and book online

You can take your test at one of our official test centres on paper or on a computer. All you need is a valid identification document and a bank card if you want to pay online.

Tests we offer

Test type Fee Book
IELTS on paper – Academic and General Training AED 1,270

 

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IELTS on computer – Academic and General Training AED 1,370

IELTS from British Council - Premium (on paper)

Includes comprehensive test preparation support, luxury venue, complimentary food and beverages and a dedicated customer service representative. Click here for further information

AED 1,770 Book now 

IELTS from British Council - Premium (on computer)

Includes comprehensive test preparation support, luxury venue, complimentary food and beverages and a dedicated customer service representative. Click here for further information

AED 1,910 Book now

IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration on paper (Academic and General Training)

AED 1,375 Book now

IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration on computer (Academic and General Training)

AED 1,450

IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1)

AED 700

 What you need to book

  1. Make sure you have valid identification document, either a Passport or Emirates ID, at hand. The ID details must be entered during the registration process and the same ID must be presented on the test day for validation. The ID copy does not have to be uploaded when registering online. Test takers not having the valid ID on test day will be unable to take the test and will not be eligible for refund or transfer requests. Candidates under the age of 18 will have to provide the written consent by a parent or guardian in order to apply for a test place. Please note that IELTS is not recommended for test takers under the age of 16.
  2. Pay for your test. You can pay for your test through our online registration system. In the Reference section of your payment please write: [IELTS / family name / city / test date].
    If you book with one of our official partners, please see their websites for more information:

    Higher College of Technologies 
    Knowledge Group 
    UAE University 

  3. For any special requirements, you have to apply for the paper-based exam. For more details please contact the centre.

After you have booked your test

You will receive emails confirming:

  • the start time of your test and the venue address
  • your Speaking Test date
  • your access to the free online preparation courses: Road to IELTS Last Minute Version and IELTS Ready: Premium.

More information about the test

Download and read our Information for Candidates, which contains important information about the test format, the question types and the test results.

Get ready with our free preparation materials

Choose from a wide range of free preparation materials to get the IELTS score you need. You can prepare on the go with our practice apps, videos and online lessons. You can also take our free practice tests for IELTS on paper and computer.

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