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IELTS on Computer

Do you know the benefits of taking IELTS on a computer?

IELTS Registration and Important Notes

IELTS Registration process is very simple. To register for an IELTS test, you could either apply in person at the IDP Education Hong Kong Wan Chai Office, or more conveniently, simply register online. IELTS test fee is HKD $2,300. Registration and payment must be completed within 24 hours, and your admission document, dates and time of both your written and speaking tests will be sent to you 7 days prior to the test. You must arrive early on the test day to register and store your personal belongings. Please bring along your ID and admission document for verification, and have your fingerprint scanned before entering the test venue.

(Caution: Customer services, like registration, change test date, collect IELTS result,  will ONLY be available at IDP Education Wan Chai Office. Locations other than this, are where IELTS exam take place) 

IELTS reflects the ability to communicate in English and assess a wide range of skills. Therefore, it is important to develop your test taking strategies. Candidates should make full use of the official test preparation resources, such as the free IDP IELTS expert seminar, online mock tests, online practices and so on. As long as you have a clear understanding of the content, format and scoring criteria of the test and leverage our preparation resources, it would be easy to score well!

Get to know IELTS on Computer

If you choose to take IELTS on Computer, you will take Listening, Reading and Writing components using a computer; individual headphones will be provided for the Listening test; Speaking test will be conducted online / offline face-to-face with an in-person IELTS examiner. Whether it is taken on paper or on computer, the test content is the same. Results for IELTS on Computer will be available 3 - 5 days* after your test.

IELTS on Computer will be taken at IDP IELTS Test Centres, test takers will be able to complete listening, reading, writing and speaking components in one day. To be better prepares for the IELTS, test takers can learn more about what to expect on the day, as well as trying IELTS Familiarization test to better experience IELTS on computer before your actual IELTS test.

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Advantages of IELTS on Computer

Faster Results

If you have chosen IELTS on Computer, you will receive your results in 3 - 5 days*.

More Test Availability

IELTS on Computer allows us to increase the number of test dates each week, offering your more flexibility with test dates and times.

Face-to-face Speaking test

The Speaking test will be conducted online / offline face-to-face with an in-person IELTS examiner, in a private Speaking test room at IDP IELTS test centre, free from noise and distraction.

Your chosen timeslot for Speaking test

IELTS on Computer allows you to choose a test time for Speaking test on the same test date that is most convenient for you.

* Results for IELTS on computer are usually available in 3-5 days after you finish all components of your test. Please note that the result release day will be postponed to the next working day in the event if it falls on a Sunday or Public Holiday. Candidates will be notified if results are not available on the scheduled date.

IDP IELTS Test Centre

New Test Centre Location to Better Fit Your Schedule

Need to go back to the office for work or school for classes after taking the IELTS test? Our new IELTS on Computer Test Centre on Hong Kong Island, together with the centre in Kowloon Mong Kok, are conveniently located in the city centre that allow you to arrange your schedule to take the IELTS test with more flexibility. The following are the address details and the location maps of the IELTS on Computer Test Centres on Hong Kong Island and Kowloon:

IDP IELTS Test Centre (Hong Kong Island)

Address: Level 15, The Lee Garden Two, 28 Yun Ping Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong (Causeway Bay MTR Exit F1) [Location]

IDP IELTS Test Centre (Kowloon)

Address: Room 1202-05, 12/F, T.O.P “This is Our Place”, 700 Nathan Road, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong  (Mong Kok MTR Exit B4) [Location]

Address: 11/F, 133 Wai Yip Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong (Ngau Tau Kok MTR Exit B6) [Location]

*Please note that IDP IELTS Test Centre is for exam purpose only and does not provide registration service. Test takers may register online or in-person at IDP Education (Hong Kong Office).More>>>

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IELTS on Computer – What to expect on test day

Get ready for IELTS on Computer

Before you head into your IELTS test, make sure you take some time to get familiar with the computer-based format of the test. Try out the IELTS familiarisation tests online now, these practice test will give you an idea of what to expect in the IELTS on Computer Listening, Reading and Writing sections.

IELTS Familiarisation Test




The Listening practice test consists of
6 question types and 24 questions


The Reading practice test consists 11 question types and 41 questions

The Writing practice test consists of 2 tasks 

Task 1: 150 words, about 20 minutes
Task 2: 250 words, about 40 minutes on this task 

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IELTS Examination Venue

IDP Education IELTS tests are generally held in hotels, schools and conference centers. The venues are mostly located on Hong Kong Island (including: Central, Wanchai, Causeway Bay, etc.) and Kowloon (including: Mong Kok, Tsim Sha Tsui, Yau Ma Tei, etc.) and Shatin. Below are some commonly used testing venue locations.

Disclaimer: It is the responsibility of the test taker to register for the right type of test (IELTS, IELTS UKVI, Life Skills A1 or Life Skills B1). The test centre cannot be held responsible for an incorrect selection.

Please Note

We have noticed some online advertisements on several social media sites claim to provide services for IELTS test takers, such as registering for IELTS, collection of results and making arrangements for a re-mark of the test. We advise all potential IELTS test takers to avoid using such services that are not directly affiliated to IELTS.
Once you’ve submitted your IELTS application, it’s time to start preparing. Learn tips, get sample tests, past papers, and more from IDP. We even offer 30 days of free online practice to get you better prepared for your examination.
If you have any questions, require special arrangements, or anything else, please speak to your test centre team. They will be more than happy to assist you in any way regarding the IELTS registration and application, as well as information about the test day.

Please read "Notice to Test Takers: Special precautionary measures on Test Day"

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Test Dates - IELTS on Computer

If you choose the new option, you will take the Listening, Reading and Writing components using a computer. The Speaking test will remain face-to-face, as we believe it is the most effective way of assessing your speaking skills and prompts a more lifelike performance.


IELTS Online or IELTS on Computer

IELTS Online is now open for bookings! Read more to learn the differneces between IELTS Online and IELTS on computer.

Test Dates - IELTS on Paper

IELTS assesses all of your English skills — reading, writing, listening and speaking — and is designed to reflect real life use of English — at study, at work, and at play.

Test Dates - IELTS UKVI

If you need an IELTS test for UK visa applications, you can only take them at a UKVI approved IELTS test centre. IDP Education Hong Kong is a UKVI approved test centre and we offer all the approved IELTS tests for UK visa applications.

IELTS Life Skills - Hong Kong

If you are applying to UK Visas and Immigration for a ‘family of a settled person’ visa, IELTS Life Skills A1 is the test for you. If you are applying to UK Visas and Immigration for indefinite leave to remain or citizenship, IELTS Life Skills B1 is the test for you.

IELTS registration method and process

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