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Choose and Register for the IELTS Test You Need

IDP Education – Co-owner and Official Test Centre of IELTS

As the world’s most popular high stakes English language test, IELTS is accepted by more than 11,000 organisations in over 140 countries. With more than 3.5 million tests taken last year, IELTS opens doors to a world of opportunity for students in HK and around the world.

IDP Education is the co-owner and official test centre of IELTS, offering IELTS test in more than 450 test locations in 60 countries. IELTS is co-owned and was co-created by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment. The IELTS examination is marked according to a 9-band scoring system, specific for Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking, as well as an overall score. Hong Kong students can take the IELTS exam either on paper or on the computer.

IELTS Test

Test

Purpose

IELTS Test Fee
(HKD)

IELTS Academic

Local / Overseas Study

$2,200

IELTS General Training

Migration (Non-UK)

$2,200

IELTS for UKVI (Academic)

Local / Overseas Study

Application for pre-sessional course in UK

$2,335

IELTS for UKVI (General)

Migration (UK & Other Countries)

$2,335

IELTS Life Skill A1 (UKVI only)

Family, spouse or partner visa

$1,510

IELTS Life Skill B1 (UKVI only)

Citizenship / Settlement

$1,510

Registration Method

  • Online
  • In-person at IDP Education (Hong Kong Office) (Applicable for registering IELTS Academic / General only)
    Address: Room 2807-09, 28/F, Harbour Centre, 25 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
    Enquiry: 2179 3600

Payment Method

  • In-person: Cash, EPS or Credit Card (Visa or Master card)
  • Online: Credit Card (Visa / Master) or PayPal

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

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.

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Test Dates, Fees and Locations

Find out about the test venues, test fees and test dates

Terms and Conditions

Registration for the test, please read and accept ‘IELTS test terms and conditions’ which can be downloaded from this page. You may also refer to ‘Notice to Candidates’ on the application form for important rules and guidelines.

Identity Verification

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Special needs

If you are taking the IELTS test and have special requirements. We can provide a variety of arrangements to support you during the test.

Test date flow

Before taking the test, it is always helpful to familiarise yourself with some basic information and procedures, here is some useful information.

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