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IELTS test dates and locations

IDP: IELTS Australia has more than 200 locations where you can sit the test. Find one near you, and view all available test dates.


IELTS test fees

To find out the cost of the test in your country, please contact your chosen test centre.

  • The cost for both versions of the test (Academic and General Training) is the same.
  • Test fees can usually be paid in local currency - check with your test centre for details.
  • You must pay your fee when you put in your IELTS Application Form.

Special requirements

IELTS test centres make every effort to cater to test takers with special requirements, including specific learning difficulties, hearing difficulties and visual difficulties. This ensures that the language ability of all test takers is assessed fairly and objectively.

Notice period to give to your test centre

Whatever special provisions you need, it is best to contact your local test centre to discuss your special needs as early as possible. The notice periods are necessary for the modified test versions to be prepared and/or special administrative arrangements made.

Special requirement Examples Notice period required
Modified version of test Braille paper
Modified large papers
Enlarged written prompts on the Speaking task card 
Special Listening test
Lip reading version of Listening test
3 months
Special administrative arrangements

Extra time
Special amplification equipment
Word processing software
Voice-activated software
6 weeks

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