IELTS for Work and Migration
IELTS is accepted by governments around the world, as you apply for work visas, skilled migration and permanent residency, you would need to submit your IELTS results as a proof of your English abilities.
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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 for Immigration to Australia
In Australia, IELTS is accepted for many visa categories as well as permanent residency. IELTS is also required by some Australian professional organisations and registration bodies. >>>Learn More
IELTS for Immigration to UK
When applying to live permanently in the UK (also known as applying for 'leave to remain' or 'long residence'), you are required to demonstrate satisfactory English language skills. >>>Learn More
IELTS for Immigration to Canada
If you are applying for a work visa, professional registration or for permanent residency in Canada, you will probably have to submit proof of English language proficiency as a part of your application. IELTS General Training is accepted by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) for immigration to Canada. >>>Learn More
IELTS for Immigration to New Zealand
IELTS is required by the New Zealand government for different types of visas, including Skilled Migrant, Investor and Entrepreneur, Residence, Work and Parent categories as evidence of English language ability. >>>Learn More
Which IELTS test should I take?
IELTS offers IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training. The IELTS test you take – and the score you need – will depend on both the requirements of your visa and of the organisation where you plan to study. If you are planning to migrate to English speaking countries like Australia, the UK, Canada or New Zealand, IELTS General Training would be one of their English requirements. If you are planning to migrate to the UK, you may need to take IELTS for UKVI to meet relevant visa requirements.
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*Note: For most updated information please refer to official government websites of respective countries