Book your exam online and access our free preparation materials today. 

When you book an IELTS test with the British Council, you also get included in your test fee: 

  • Exclusive, free access to our popular online preparation course 'Road to IELTS Last Minute course', which includes 100 interactive activities, 9 video tutorials and two IELTS Academic practice tests for each of the four skills
  • Five extra Test Report Forms for free that we send free of charge to institutions you’re applying to (e.g. immigration offices, universities etc.)

Choose how to take your IELTS test and book online 

You can take your test at one of our official test centres on paper or on a computer. You can book your IELTS test with us online (and, where applicable, at our office at 3 Supreme Court Road, Admiralty, Hong Kong).

Tests we offer

Hong Kong

Test type Fee Book
IELTS on paper in center- Academic and General Training test  HK$2,200 Book now
IELTS on computer in center- Academic and General Training test HK$2,200 Book now
IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (Academic and General Training) - in center HK$2,340 Book now
IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1) - in center HK$1,515 Book now

 Macau

Test type Fee Book
IELTS on computer in center - Academic and General Training test HK$2,520 Book now

What you need to book 

  1. Make sure you have a form of valid ID (passport or national ID card) at hand, as you will need to input your ID number when you book your test. Please note that candidates under 18 years of age have to supply written consent by a parent or guardian in order to apply for a test place.
  2. Download and read our Information for Candidates, which contains important information about the test format, the question types and the test results. 
  3. For IELTS for UKVI, you can apply online (above) or you can download this booking form and apply at your test centre.
  4. Pay for your test. You can pay for your test through our online registration system.

After you have booked your test 

You will receive emails confirming:

If you do not receive the email, please contact us at 2913 5100 or examinations@britishcouncil.org.hk no later than three days before the test. You can also view and print the information on our online system under the 'My Test' section after login.

You may login to the Test Taker Portal using your email address and password. Please make sure that you have included your email address correctly when you book your test.

More information about the test 

Download and read our Information for Candidates to learn everything you need to know about the format, the different exam components and test results.