Take IELTS with British Council

IELTS is the world’s most popular English Language proficiency test. Take your IELTS test with British Council – the official IELTS test providers in Canada.

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Which IELTS exam you take can depend on your needs, your preferred testing method, and the requirements for your chosen institution (e.g. college, university, or immigration office).
The links below provide more information, including the types of test available, how to take an IELTS exam, how the test is scored, and how you can book your chosen test.

What is IELTS?

IELTS is the leading English language proficiency test. Discover why and how it can benefit your career or education goals if you are a newcomer to Canada, here.

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Prepare for IELTS

Prepare for your test with a range or resources, activities, and guidance from British Council.

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Which test should I take?

Choosing between the IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training tests will depend on what your goals are. Click here to choose the best test for you.

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IELTS on Paper

For those wanting to complete the test on paper, you are now able to at a range of locations across Canada.

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IELTS on Computer

Discover the benefits of completing your IELTS tests on a computer at our test centres throughout Canada.

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Book an IELTS test

Booking your IELTS test with British Council will give you access to a range of free learning and preparation materials.

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IELTS Results and Scores

Explore how the IELTS tests are marked and how you will be sent your results.

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Whether you’re a new IELTS teacher or have a depth of experience, we have tips and resources to help you.

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