Who recognises IELTS in Canada

IELTS is universally accepted by organisations and businesses in Canada as a leading test to measure an individual’s English language proficiency. The test is accepted in 140 countries by over 12,000 organisations including employers, government bodies, educational institutes, and businesses.

IELTS for Education

Schools, training colleges and universities throughout Canada use IELTS to determine eligibility of applicants. There are two types of IELTS tests available – IELTS General Training and IELTS Academic. Schools and universities in Canada prefer IELTS Academic, as it demonstrates language capabilities in an educational environment. Leading universities in Canada often require a total score of 6.5 and a minimum of 6 per section.

Organisations that recognise IELTS in Canada

View a full list of organisations that recognise IELTS in Canada, and their individual scoring requirements.