Choose how to take your IELTS test

You can take your test: 

  • on paper or on a computer at one of our official test centres 
  • from the comfort of your home or anywhere with a reliable internet connection with IELTS Online (IELTS Academic only). 

Looking to work, study, or live in the UK? 

If you need a visa for working or studying in the UK, then in some cases you may need to take IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration or IELTS Life Skills.

Tests we offer in Hong Kong

Test type Fee Book
IELTS Academic - in centre (paper or computer)  HK$2,300 Book now
IELTS General Training - in centre (paper or computer) HK$2,300 Book now
IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (Academic and General Training) - in centre HK$2,450 Book now
IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1) - in centre HK$1,515 Book now
IELTS Academic Online HK$2,300 Book now

Tests we offer in Macau

Test type Fee Book
IELTS Academic or General Training - in centre (computer only)  HK$2,600 Book now
IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (Academic and General Training) - in centre  HK$2,750 Book now

Find IELTS test dates

Hong Kong

Use the dropdown to select your preferred location and see upcoming test dates.

Hong Kong Island

*Kaplan CWB Campus

E-Tech Centre, Nos 402-406 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, H.K.

Below 18 years old

IELTS on Paper

*British Council

3 Supreme Court Road, Admiralty, H.K.

All ages IELTS on Computer

Mong Kok, Yau Ma Tei and Jordan

Eaton Hotel Hong Kong

380 Nathan Road, Kln.

18 years old or above IELTS on Paper

Methodist College

50 Gascoigne Road, Kln.

Below 18 years old IELTS on Paper

INTO University Partnerships

Unit 1007, 10/F, Wing On Kowloon Center, 345 Nathan Road, Kln.

All ages IELTS on Computer

Tsim Sha Tsui

New World Millennium Hong Kong Hotel

72 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kln.

18 years old or above IELTS on Paper

InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong Hotel

70 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kln.

18 years old or above  IELTS on Paper

Kwun Tong

The Infocan Training Center

8/F, Yen Sheng Centre 64 Hoi Yuen Road, Kwun Tong, Kln.

All ages IELTS on Computer

Shatin

Courtyard by Marriott Hong Kong Sha Tin

1 On Ping Street, Shatin, N.T.

18 years old or above IELTS on Paper

Tsuen Wan

Nina Hotel Tsuen Wan West     

8 Yeung Uk Road, Tsuen Wan, N.T.  

18 years old or above IELTS on Paper

Macau

City University of Macau (Edf. Royal Centre)

 Av. do Dr. Rodrigo Rodrigues, 3º andar, Edf. Royal Centre, Macau 

All ages IELTS on Compuer

Gallant Computer Centre

 Alameda Dr. Carlos d'Assumpcao, no.180, Tong Nam Ah Central Comercio 18E,F, Macau

All ages IELTS on Compuer

 Macau University of Science and Technology

Avenida Wai Long, Taipa, Macau

All ages IELTS on Compuer

Remarks:  If you are below 18 years old registering IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration, or if you would like to apply for Special Arrangement, please continue your registration under the venue in Tsim Sha Tsui.

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The test fee includes free exclusive preparation materials, practice tests and much more.

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Test schedule / timings 

Your Listening, Reading, and Writing sections of the test will be completed on the same day with no break in between. During the pandemic, we are running tests in the morning and in the afternoon. All sessions allow social distancing. Morning sessions are usually between 9.00 am and 12.00 pm. Afternoon sessions are usually between 1.00 pm and 4.00 pm.

If you take IELTS on paper, your Speaking test will take place on a different day to the other sections of the test, in a 7-day window before or after the main test day. You will receive an email confirming your Speaking test date 48 hours in advance.

If you take IELTS Online, the Speaking test will usually be before your Listening, Reading and Writing. It could be on the same or a different day. 

Choose your Speaking test slot

You can choose your Speaking test slot whether you take IELTS on a computer or on paper. If we need to change your slot due to the pandemic, we will notify you by email or phone.

Some of our IELTS test centres* with different dates delivers the IELTS Speaking test in face-to-face via video calls, please kindly notice before exam registration for more detail.

 *Hong Kong - Kaplan CWB Campus & British Council Admiralty test centres would have Face-to-Face in Person or Face-to-Face via Video call format options to choose for different test dates

Macau - all test centres would be in Face-to-Face via Video call format for speaking test

 

 For 2023 test dates, please download below document for detail.