IELTS test fee

The IELTS test fee is AED 970

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If you are not sure, please use this link to book your IELTS test

Test dates and locations

We offer IELTS tests in locations across the United Arab Emirates: Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman,Fujairah and Ras Al Khaimah. 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.

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

Available test dates

The tables below show the available upcoming written test dates in UAE. 

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.

Select a location below

Abu Dhabi

Venue: Al Ain University of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi campus, 28th Street, Mohammad Bin Zayed City, opposite Bright Riders School, next to Abu Dhabi International School

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
28/10/2017 IELTS Academic 19/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS General Training 19/10/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS Academic 02/11/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS General Training 02/11/2017 Apply now
25/11/2017 IELTS Academic 16/11/2017 Apply now
09/12/2017 IELTS Academic 30/11/2017 Apply now
16/12/2017 IELTS General Training 07/12/2017 Apply now
16/12/2017 IELTS Academic 07/12/2017 Apply now

Venue: Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies, Sultan Bin Zayed the first street, Muroor Road, beside Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies and Research, before the IPIC Tower

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
14/10/2017 IELTS Academic 05/10/2017 Apply now
14/10/2017 IELTS General Training 05/10/2017 Apply now
21/10/2017 IELTS Academic 12/10/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS Academic 02/11/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS General Training 02/11/2017 Apply now
25/11/2017 IELTS Academic 16/11/2017 Apply now
02/12/2017 IELTS Academic 23/11/2017 Apply now
02/12/2017 IELTS General Training 23/11/2017 Apply now
16/12/2017 IELTS Academic 07/12/2017 Apply now
16/12/2017 IELTS General Training 07/12/2017 Apply now

Venue: Hilton Hotel, Corniche Road W, Al Khubeirah, Near Emirates Palace Hotel

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
05/10/2017 IELTS Academic 28/09/2017 Apply now
14/10/2017 IELTS Academic 05/10/2017 Apply now
14/10/2017 IELTS General Training 05/10/2017 Apply now
21/10/2017 IELTS Academic 12/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS General Training 19/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS Academic 19/10/2017 Apply now
02/11/2017 IELTS Academic 26/10/2017 Apply now
02/11/2017 IELTS General Training 26/10/2017 Apply now
04/11/2017 IELTS Academic 26/10/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS General Training 02/11/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS Academic 02/11/2017 Apply now
25/11/2017 IELTS Academic 16/11/2017 Apply now
02/12/2017 IELTS Academic 23/11/2017 Apply now
02/12/2017 IELTS General Training 23/11/2017 Apply now
09/12/2017 IELTS Academic 30/11/2017 Apply now
14/12/2017 IELTS Academic 07/12/2017 Apply now
16/12/2017 IELTS Academic 07/12/2017 Apply now
16/12/2017 IELTS General Training 07/12/2017 Apply now

Ajman

Venue: Ajman University of Science and Technology, Ajman, Ajman

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
14/10/2017 IELTS Academic 07/10/2017 Apply now
14/10/2017 IELTS General Training 07/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS Academic 21/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS General Training 21/10/2017 Apply now
25/11/2017 IELTS Academic 18/11/2017 Apply now
16/12/2017 IELTS Academic 09/12/2017 Apply now
16/12/2017 IELTS General Training 09/12/2017 Apply now

Venue: Kempinski Hotel Ajman, Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi Street, PO Box 3025, PO Box 3025

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
05/10/2017 IELTS Academic 28/09/2017 Apply now
21/10/2017 IELTS Academic 14/10/2017 Apply now
02/11/2017 IELTS Academic 26/10/2017 Apply now
02/11/2017 IELTS General Training 26/10/2017 Apply now
02/12/2017 IELTS Academic 25/11/2017 Apply now
02/12/2017 IELTS General Training 25/11/2017 Apply now
14/12/2017 IELTS Academic 07/12/2017 Apply now

Al Ain

Venue: Al Ain University of Science and Technology, Al Ain campus, 124th Street, Al Jimi, Near Al Ain Municipality, Opposite Al Masa Hotel

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
14/10/2017 IELTS Academic 05/10/2017 Apply now
14/10/2017 IELTS General Training 05/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS Academic 19/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS General Training 19/10/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS General Training 02/11/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS Academic 02/11/2017 Apply now
25/11/2017 IELTS Academic 16/11/2017 Apply now
02/12/2017 IELTS General Training 23/11/2017 Apply now
02/12/2017 IELTS Academic 23/11/2017 Apply now
09/12/2017 IELTS Academic 30/11/2017 Apply now
16/12/2017 IELTS Academic 07/12/2017 Apply now
16/12/2017 IELTS General Training 07/12/2017 Apply now

Dubai

Venue: Al Diyafah High School - Dubai, 7 A Street,Al nahda 2,Al Qusais industrial, Area- Dubai

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
21/10/2017 IELTS Academic 14/10/2017 Apply now
04/11/2017 IELTS Academic 28/10/2017 Apply now
09/12/2017 IELTS Academic 02/12/2017 Apply now

Venue: Al Falah University, Al Garhoud, 5th Street, PO Box 128821, (Opposite to Cambridge International School) (British Council Official IELTS Test Venue) (http://www.afu.ac.ae/en/location-map/)

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
14/10/2017 IELTS Academic 07/10/2017 Apply now
21/10/2017 IELTS Academic 14/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS Academic 21/10/2017 Apply now
04/11/2017 IELTS Academic 28/10/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS Academic 04/11/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS General Training 04/11/2017 Apply now
25/11/2017 IELTS Academic 18/11/2017 Apply now
02/12/2017 IELTS Academic 25/11/2017 Apply now
02/12/2017 IELTS General Training 25/11/2017 Apply now
09/12/2017 IELTS Academic 02/12/2017 Apply now
16/12/2017 IELTS Academic 09/12/2017 Apply now
16/12/2017 IELTS General Training 09/12/2017 Apply now

Venue: Dubai Knowledge Village, Block-1,Conference Centre, Al Sufouh Road, Jumeirah (British Council IELTS Official Test Venue)

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
14/10/2017 IELTS Academic 07/10/2017 Apply now
21/10/2017 IELTS Academic 14/10/2017 Apply now
02/11/2017 IELTS Academic 26/10/2017 Apply now
02/11/2017 IELTS General Training 26/10/2017 Apply now
25/11/2017 IELTS Academic 18/11/2017 Apply now
02/12/2017 IELTS Academic 25/11/2017 Apply now
02/12/2017 IELTS General Training 25/11/2017 Apply now
09/12/2017 IELTS Academic 02/12/2017 Apply now
14/12/2017 IELTS Academic 07/12/2017 Apply now
16/12/2017 IELTS Academic 09/12/2017 Apply now
16/12/2017 IELTS General Training 09/12/2017 Apply now

Venue: Heriot-Watt University Dubai, Dubai International Academic City, Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
14/10/2017 IELTS Academic 07/10/2017 Apply now
04/11/2017 IELTS Academic 28/10/2017 Apply now
16/12/2017 IELTS General Training 09/12/2017 Apply now
16/12/2017 IELTS Academic 09/12/2017 Apply now

Venue: Society of Engineers-Dubai, Dubai

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
14/10/2017 IELTS Academic 07/10/2017 Apply now
02/11/2017 IELTS Academic 26/10/2017 Apply now
02/11/2017 IELTS General Training 26/10/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS Academic 04/11/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS General Training 04/11/2017 Apply now
02/12/2017 IELTS Academic 25/11/2017 Apply now
02/12/2017 IELTS General Training 25/11/2017 Apply now
14/12/2017 IELTS Academic 07/12/2017 Apply now

Venue: The Exam Preparation and Testing House, Suite 703, Apricot Tower - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
05/10/2017 IELTS Academic 28/09/2017 Apply now
02/11/2017 IELTS Academic 26/10/2017 Apply now
02/11/2017 IELTS General Training 26/10/2017 Apply now
14/12/2017 IELTS Academic 07/12/2017 Apply now

Venue: Zayed University, Academic City, Ruwaiya 2, (British Council Official IELTS Test Venue)

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
30/09/2017 IELTS Academic 23/09/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS Academic 21/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS General Training 21/10/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS Academic 04/11/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS General Training 04/11/2017 Apply now
02/12/2017 IELTS Academic 25/11/2017 Apply now
02/12/2017 IELTS General Training 25/11/2017 Apply now
09/12/2017 IELTS Academic 02/12/2017 Apply now

Fujairah

Venue: Ajman University of Science and Technology, Fujairah, Fujairah

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
14/10/2017 IELTS Academic 07/10/2017 Apply now
14/10/2017 IELTS General Training 07/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS Academic 21/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS General Training 21/10/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS General Training 04/11/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS Academic 04/11/2017 Apply now
16/12/2017 IELTS Academic 09/12/2017 Apply now
16/12/2017 IELTS General Training 09/12/2017 Apply now

Ras Al Khaimah

Venue: Ras Al Khaimah Medical and Health Sciences Univeristy, Ras Al Khaimah Medical and Health Sciences Univeristy

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
28/10/2017 IELTS Academic 21/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS General Training 21/10/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS Academic 04/11/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS General Training 04/11/2017 Apply now
16/12/2017 IELTS Academic 09/12/2017 Apply now
16/12/2017 IELTS General Training 09/12/2017 Apply now

Sharjah

Venue: American University Sharjah, University City, (British Council Official IELTS Test Venue)

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
05/10/2017 IELTS Academic 28/09/2017 Apply now
14/10/2017 IELTS Academic 07/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS Academic 21/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS General Training 21/10/2017 Apply now
04/11/2017 IELTS Academic 28/10/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS Academic 04/11/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS General Training 04/11/2017 Apply now
25/11/2017 IELTS Academic 18/11/2017 Apply now
09/12/2017 IELTS Academic 02/12/2017 Apply now
16/12/2017 IELTS Academic 09/12/2017 Apply now
16/12/2017 IELTS General Training 09/12/2017 Apply now

Venue: Holiday International Hotel, Corniche St, Al Majaz 1, (British Council Official IELTS Test Venue)

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
14/10/2017 IELTS Academic 07/10/2017 Apply now
14/10/2017 IELTS General Training 07/10/2017 Apply now
21/10/2017 IELTS Academic 14/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS Academic 21/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS General Training 21/10/2017 Apply now

Test Venue Locations - Abu Dhabi and Al Ain

Abu Dhabi 

Al Ain

Test Venue Locations - Dubai and the Northern Emirates

Dubai

Sharjah

Ajman

Fujairah

Ras Al Khaimah