On the test day, please arrive 30 minutes prior to your individual speaking test time. You will receive your individual speaking test schedule by email one week prior to the test date. The Listening, Reading, and Writing sections of the paper based IELTS test will take place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. without a break. Any candidates that arrive for the afternoon session later than 12:30 p.m. will not be permitted to take the test.
Start times for Computer Delivered IELTS sessions vary. Speaking tests may be offered before or after the Listening. Reading, and Writing Computer Delivered IELTS test.
Missed tests will only be considered for refund if the absence was the result of serious illness, death or hardship.
Stationery and possessions (Test day)
- To sit the test, ALL test takers MUST bring the official ID (hard-copy) that was used when they registered online.
- You are not allowed to take any personal belongings into the test room.
The Test Centre will supply you with a pencil and eraser.
Watches, mobile phones, or any electronic devices are not allowed. A secure cloakroom will be provided, however, you are encouraged to leave valuable items at home.
Water is allowed if it is in a transparent bottle with no label.
Your test day satisfaction is important to us and the integrity of the IELTS exam as a whole. If you have a complaint related to the conduct of your IELTS exam, please contact the IELTS test centre directly.