IELTS - Opens the Door to Work Overseas
As the world's most popular high-stakes English-Language test, IELTS is recognised by governments in more countries than any other English Language test for immigration and permanent residency. While each country has its own IELTS scores requirements, IELTS is accepted as evidence of English abilities for visa application and opens doors to working overseas.
IELTS for your work visa application
IELTS General Training test measures English language proficiency in a practical, everyday context, and is a requirement for work visa application and migration to Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the UK*.
Taking your IELTS on Computer (General Training) - Flexible and fast
IELTS General Training is available in every IELTS on Computer test session. You can take your IELTS General Training test on computer on weekdays, Saturdays or Sundays.
All Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking components will be held and completed in a day. You will take Listening, Reading and Writing test components on a computer and Speaking test face-to-face with an IELTS examiner.
Taking your Paper-based IELTS (General Training) - Available on Thursdays and Saturdays
For Paper-based IELTS, all written tests (Listening, Reading and Writing components) will be done on paper. Face to face Speaking tests will be held either in the afternoon after the written tests (from 1:15 pm to 7:00 pm) or on the following day (Sunday from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm). It may also be held in any weekday.
Where to take my IELTS General Training?
Our IDP IELTS Test Centre is conveniently located in Mong Kok, just a 5-minute walk from the MTR station. For direction please click here.
Online registration is now available! Test takers can also apply for the IELTS on Computer in person at IDP Education (Hong Kong Office). Please note that cash and EPS are accepted for in person application.
Hong Kong Test Dates - IELTS on Computer
Attention: The test dates above include tests taken at both Mong Kok and Causeway Bay Test Centre and are for reference only. Please click The Online Registration System to check the latest available IELTS test dates.
* 2 test sessions available for selection -
First Session: The listening, reading and writing components start at 9:30am, while the speaking component is held in the afternoon between 14:00 (2:00pm) and 18:20 (6:20pm).
Second Session: The listening, reading and writing components start at 14:00 (2:00pm), while the speaking component is held in the afternoon between 9:30am and 12:30pm.
^ Special Session:
The listening, reading and writing components start at 6:30pm, while the speaking component is held in the afternoon between 14:00 (2:00pm) and 18:20 (6:20pm).