Graphic shows IELTS is accepted in 140 countries

What is IELTS? The International English Language Testing System or IELTS, is the world’s most popular English language test. It is developed by leading experts in language assessment and evaluates all of your English skills — reading, writing, listening and speaking.

The test reflects how you’ll use English to study, work and live in an English speaking environment.

Study, work and live abroad 

British Council IELTS tests are accepted by more than 12,000 organisations in over 140 countries. Those organisations include governments, academic institutions and employers with 3,400 in the USA alone. 

Get where you want to go

In most countries where English is the main language, you’ll need evidence of English language skills to apply for jobs and university courses. Doing your IELTS test in Hong Kong gives you the trusted evidence you need. 

Prove yourself at home

Proving your English language skills with an IELTS test in Hong Kong can help you get a better job or a promotion in your home country.

Looking to emigrate?

Your IELTS test results will help you meet your immigration requirements. All immigration authorities that require an English language test will accept the IELTS test results.  

Choose your IELTS journey

From booking your test to getting your results, you can choose an IELTS route that suits you.