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Complete your British Council IELTS booking and get unlimited access to our IELTS Ready: Premium that offers a range of study resources, practice tests and more.

Proud providers of the IELTS test in Canada

British Council has been teaching English for more than 85 years and has been evaluating it through IELTS tests for over 30 years. British Council Canada gives you access to a network of IELTS test centres, in over 50 cities across Canada, sharing the same high standards, unrivalled availability of IELTS test days, first class preparation courses and expert advice, as well as a wide range of preparation materials online with ‘IELTS Ready Premium’.


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Whether you’ve dreamed of studying abroad or landing a dream job halfway across the world, IELTS can help you get there. If English is not your first language, the IELTS English proficiency test is the key to unlocking your new life in an English-speaking country, such as Canada.

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Start your IELTS journey by finding your nearest test centre.

With lots of British Council test centres located across the whole of Canada, finding an IELTS test nearby couldn’t be easier. Simply look for your nearest location on our website and book through our online platform today.

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Find top tips, advice and information on the IELTS exam in Canada, plus access to handy learning tools.

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Proud to be working with our partners

The British Council would like to thank its partners for supporting its operations and in contributing to its development and expansion, enabling more people to take IELTS: Canada’s preferred high-stakes English language test.

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British Council regularly offers free webinars to help future test takers to be better prepared for success on the IELTS test.

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