IELTS booking payment update:

From 01 Feb 2021, we no longer accept cash payments. We accept over the counter payments at our Napier Road office via NETS or credit/debit card (Mastercard/Visa) only.

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 if you want to pay online.

Tests we offer Fee Available test dates

IELTS Academic - in centre (paper or computer)

S$365.00 Find a test date 

IELTS General Training - in centre (paper or computer) 

S$365.00 Find a test date

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

S$385.00 Find a test date 

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

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

What you need to book

  1. A valid identification document. It must be valid at the time of booking and on the test day. 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. 
  2. A bank card. You can pay through our online booking system or over the counter at our Napier Road office via NETS or credit/debit card (Mastercard/Visa) only.

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 the free online preparation courses: Road to IELTS Last Minute Version and IELTS WordReady. 

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.

You will also 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.

Download IELTS test application form here.