IELTS Test Results
IELTS and IELTS for UKVI
The IELTS (paper-based) results are available on the 13th* day after the test. The IELTS results are provided on a test report form, which includes your overall band score of the four components (listening, reading, writing, and speaking). Each candidate will only receive one copy of the test report form.
*Please Note: results for IELTS computer-based tests are typically available within 5 days from finishing all components of the test. Candidates are required to collect IELTS results with provision of the above said documents at the IDP Hong Kong office according to the advised collection schedule (from 10:30am to 12:30pm). Candidates may also preview the provisional IELTS results online (https://results.ieltsessentials.com/) on the result release day. Please note that the result release day will be postponed to the next working day if the 5th day falls on Sunday or public holiday. Notification will be given to candidate if the results are not available on scheduled date.
IELTS Life Skills
The test result of IELTS Life Skills will be released 7 calendar days after the test.
Preview your results online 13 days* after the test (IELTS and IELTS for UKVI Only).
You can preview your provisional IELTS results online (https://results.ieltsessentials.com/). The provisional IELTS results are available on the 13th day after the test, and will remain available for 28 days thereafter. Enter the test date, name, identification number and your date of birth to check your IELTS result.
*Please Note: for IELTS computer-based tests, the results are usually available in 5 days after you finish all components of your test. Candidates are required to collect their IELTS result with provision of the above said documents at the IDP Hong Kong office according to the advised collection schedule (from 10:30am to 12:30pm). Candidates can also preview the provisional IELTS results online (https://results.ieltsessentials.com/) on the result release day. Please note that if the 5th day falls on a Sunday or a public holiday - the result release day will be postponed to the next working day. In the event that results are not available on the scheduled date, candidates will receive a notification.
Collect your IELTS test result
Candidates are required to collect the result in person or nominate an authorized person to collect it on their behalf from the IDP Hong Kong office according to the collection schedule (download the Authorization Form here). All uncollected test report forms will be posted by ordinary mail (local) / air mail (overseas) to the provided address in your application.
If you’re unable to collect your IELTS results, an IELTS test report can also be sent to you by Courier Service. For further information regarding this arrangement and courier service fee, please contact us at the provided details below.
Additional Test Report Form (IELTS and IELTS for UKVI Only)
You may, at the time of registration, request that up to five additional copies of their test results be sent to schools / institutes / Government offices / Registration Bodies. For additional copies or requests made 30 days AFTER the stated release date on the test report form, an administrative cost of HK$50 will be charged per copy.
Enquiring About Your IELTS Result
If you are unhappy with the test result, a re-mark (enquiry on result) can be applied no later than 6 weeks after the test date - the cost is HK$1,000. This cost will be refunded if the score on any component is increased. Please note, it takes at least 2 weeks to complete an enquiry about IELTS results.
Furthermore, whether you attain 6.5 or a 7.0, you can also learn how to easily calculate your overall IELTS score here.
For more information about the IELTS test result, please contact IDP IELTS:
Tel: + 852 2179 3600