How do I register?
Registration is done online. Use the “Register Now” link on the menu above, or alternatively, use the British Council’s Online Registration System: https://ielts.britishcouncil.org/iltts
How do I get my test results?
Results are published 13 working days after the test date. Results can be viewed online at:
Test Report Forms (TRF), which are paper copies of the results will be sent out by Canada Post to the candidate’s mailing address given at the time of registration.
How do I send my test result to institutions?
During registration, you can request Test Report Forms (TRF) for institutions. After registration, give us a call or send us an e-mail using the contact details on the ‘About Us’ page.
What if I miss my test?
The only instance when a consideration can be made for missing a test is if the candidate has a medical emergency. The candidate can request a refund due to such medical emergency within 5 days with supporting documents issued by a doctor registered in Canada. The test fee less administrative charges will be refunded after the IELTS administrator determines that the case is genuine.
How do I get accommodation for a disability or other special circumstance?
We will provide any reasonable accommodation possible for disabilities. Any medical accommodation required must be supported by a medical certificate from a registered medical practitioner. There may be limitations for the kind of accommodations that can be made depending upon the facilities available. The candidate should request the accommodation in writing well in advance to allow the center to prepare.
What is your policy on refunds and test date changes?
Cancellation, Transfer or Refund: Request for cancellation or postponement of your test must be made via e-mail, letter or fax only. Telephone cancellation or postponement will not be accepted.
Cancellation more than 5 weeks ahead of the test date – you will receive a refund less $70.00 administrative fee.
Cancellation less than 5 weeks ahead of the test date – you will receive no refund.
Failure to appear for the test without notification is considered a cancellation and no refund will be issued. You must re-apply.
Request for Test Day Transfer must be made more than 5 weeks prior to the first choice test date. Candidates who wish to transfer less than 5 weeks prior to the first choice test date will be treated as a cancellation and will receive no refund, and must re-apply.
Duplicate payments will be refunded after deducting $10.00 administration charges.
How do I prepare for the test?
When you register for IELTS with us, we will send you access to 30 hours of official British Council study material, Road to IELTS. .
What ID documents do I need?
IELTS is a secure test. During registration, you are asked to upload a copy of your identification. You must bring the same original identification on test day.
Acceptable identification must be one of the following:
1) Valid (not expired) original passport, or
2) Valid (not expired) original Canadian Permanent Resident Card (PRC)
Other identification will not be accepted: driver’s license, health card, citizenship card (Canadian or foreign), expired passport, expired Permanent Resident Card, student ID, etc.
What if I do not agree with my test result?
Candidates that feel that the test result is not accurate have an option to apply for an Enquiry on Result (EOR). The request for an EOR should reach us within one month of the test. The fee for an EOR is $181.00. This fee will be refunded if your results are found to be inaccurate. Please contact us for more information.