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. All you need is a valid identification document and a bank card or e-wallet to pay online.

What you need to book

1. A valid ID:

  • Singaporean / Singapore Permanent Resident (PR) – NRIC or Passport only
  • Foreigner – Passport only; it must be valid at the time of booking and on the test day. Please note that Foreign Identification Number (FIN) and any other forms of ID are not accepted.

(*Note: You will need to bring the same ID you registered with on the day of your test. Please note that only physical ID cards/ passports are allowed. Digital IDs, invalid or expired IDs will not be accepted. Candidates who do not present the correct valid ID, WILL NOT be able to sit for the test.)

2. If you're under 18, your parents will also need to complete the Parent consent for candidates under 18 form. IELTS is not recommended for anyone under 16.  

3. A bank card or e-wallet. You can pay online via credit/debit card (Mastercard/Visa only), China Alipay or China WeChat through our online booking system.

Tests we offer Fee (including 7% GST) Fee (including 7% GST) from June 2022 test dates onwards Available test dates

IELTS Academic - in centre (paper or computer)

S$365.00 S$378.00 Find a test date 

IELTS General Training - in centre (paper or computer) 

S$365.00 S$378.00 Find a test date

IELTS Academic for UKVI - in centre (paper or computer)

S$385.00 S$385.00 Find a test date 

IELTS General Training for UKVI - in centre (paper or computer)

S$385.00 S$385.00 Find a test date
IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1) - in centre S$264.00 S$264.00 Find a test date

After you have booked your test

You will receive emails confirming:

  • the start time of your test and the venue address
  • your Speaking Test date
  • your access to our free online preparation resources including Road to IELTS Last Minute version 

More information about the test

You will receive your IELTS Reference Number to access the Test Taker Portal. Please make sure that you have included your email address correctly when you book your test.